Ensure you make regular backups of your website to ensure you have a backup in the event something happened to your website.
Store your website backup in a separate location to your live website and computer, more information on how to backup your data
Check you are using the latest software on your website, the supporting technologies are regularly updated and maintained, such as ASP.net or PHP to keep your website secure from vulnerabilities.
As of 07/02/2023 these are some of the latest software and technologies available.
WordPress – 6.1.1
WooCommerce – 7.3.0
Joomla – 4.2.7
PHP – 8.0.27 | 8.1.15| 8.2.2
MySql – 8.0.32
JQuery – 3.6.2
In addition make sure you are using the latest Nochex integration for your payment requirements.
Ensure you have some form of security software on your website that will help you to monitor any changes made to your website and potentially bad traffic.
Firewall / Web Application Firewalls – helps to protect your web applications be filtering and monitoring traffic between your website and the internet. Helps to protect your website from cross-site-scripting, and sql injection.
File Change / Audit software – Regularly test and check your website for any abnormalities or unusual content that you or your colleagues have not placed on your website.
Ensure you use strong passwords on each account that has access to your data.