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We provide website maintenance services for clients

who want their website to generate sales for their business.

 

Update or risk being hacked

Updating your website regularly is core to minimising your website exposure to hackers. Hackers can range from nuisance vandals, or increasingly, criminals using the internet to ransom and undermine businesses online presence.

These guys use hacking software to find websites they can break into by detecting the presence of ‘exploits’ or software defects. These secret back doors enable them to stealthily compromise your website.

As Website updates often contain fixes for exploits, applying them to your website will lessen the likelihood the hacker will be able to break into your website.

What do we do?

Website Concierge uses tools to continuously monitor your website’s software versions, then alert us when there are updates available, as they come available. We can then update that software in a timely fashion. These days, checking for and updating software on a routine basis is simply not adequate to sufficiently protect business websites. A proactive update strategy such as ours is necessary to more adequately manage the risk of your website being compromised. The days of a routine update each month will leave your site far too exposed to hackers.

Website Care Packages

As every business’ needs are different, so we offer a range of website management services packages. Select the package below that offers the services that your business needs. You can upscale your services as you require each month. Read more here

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