Category: security

Web Security Due Diligence

Whilst it is seemingly impossible to cover all the bases we have a primary duty of care to :  Identify risks – treat or mitigate Demonstrate that security is taken seriously Constantly improve  Unfortunately too

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WordPress Malware Scan & Fix

A significant proportion of website owners are unaware of malware present in their hosting and infecting their websites – and even if they were they wouldn’t know what to look for. An effective WordPress security

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Login Activity Audit

We have encountered additional administrator accounts on clients websites that no one seems to have created or can account for. As part of a WordPress Security Maintenance check the following needs to be done, at

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Form CAPTCHA

Contact forms are without fail prime candidates for spammers be they human or automated ‘bots’. They can also be use in brute force attacks to gain access to your website administration. CAPTCHAs have come a

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SSL Encryption

Install SSL certificate and verify SSL Certificates were once the preserve of ecommerce sites and corporates handling sensitive client data – not so today. For any site to be taken seriously and to have credible

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Disable File Editing

Turn off file editing WordPress allows editing of themes and plugins via the administration panel. Hackers or unauthorised users can subvert the intended use of your website or change the displayed content unless this vulnerability

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Disable PHP Error Reporting

Disable PHP error reporting PHP error reporting can be exploited by hackers to glean information about your hosting, website platform or CMS and where to focus their attention to take advantage of known weaknesses in

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Sectigo SSL Certificates

Most have heard of Comodo or Comodo CA when the conversation is had regarding SSL Certificates. No surprise as Comodo issued 91 million certificates to more than 200,000 customers worldwide. Comodo is now owned by

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Website Security Due Diligence

HDUK Limited is managed by professionals with years of corporate management experience delivering IT, Service and Compliance. The majority of our clients today are relatively small operations employing between 1 and 50 individuals, without the

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