Keep Your Magento Websites Secured.

By SSL Organization level SSL Certificates Ordering your SSL Certificates If you have an organization level SSL certificate that is available for purchase, you can order the SSL certificate through the customer support portal. This type of SSL certificate is not typically necessary for the majority of Magento users. How to purchase a certificate If you are an organization that does not have a secure-only configuration, or you don’t need a certificate for your web server, you can purchase a certificate through the web support portal. Note that there is no way to contact an individual customer support agent to order a certificate if you purchase a certificate through the support portal. If you’re new to the Magento platform, you’ll also need to register with us for a free account. SSL Certificates for Organization Level We recommend that you obtain a SSL certificate only for the location(s) of your online store. There are a number of reasons that you might want to do this, depending on the industry. The following is a list of the most common reasons for using a secure certificate: E-commerce: Because e-commerce enables you to sell through the internet and thus avoid third party fraud prevention systems, the certificate provides you with greater security. Business continuity: In some industries, we recommend that you use SSL for your site as a contingency plan for a server failure, such as a server crash.

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What can be done to protect a Magento site?

A common solution is to use a backup solution to keep track of all your store’s data. However, due to the nature of Magento, it is not always possible to run a clean Magento installation on all servers. If you have this problem, there are a few things you can do to minimize the risk of losing data. Optimize your Magento installation Before you run any Magento upgrades, make sure you have minimized the impact to your Magento store. For example, you might want to look into the built-in FastCGI solution, and the application cache. Your system should also be properly configured to allow access to all of your Magento stores.

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