Importance of Making Sure Your Hosting Services Are Secure

Posted on September 23rd, 2022 by nms

A website with hosting services is essential for businesses nowadays, especially for insurance agents. Business owners should make their websites a place that people can access with ease.

Your clients likely will need a website to run their business correctly. Likewise, they want potential clients to know they’re ready to help them with their insurance needs. Your client should invest time, effort, and resources in crafting an effective search strategy and employing other optimization tactics.

What should one do if their website goes down? It looks unprofessional and could cause business owners to miss business opportunities. It is crucial to advise your clients to prevent against data breaches. 

Data breaches could affect any business, no matter how big or small. Most cyber-attacks target small businesses. If someone hacks your client’s website, it could damage their reputation. Someone might hold your client liable for any information stolen, such as client data.

That’s why choosing a hosting service that takes security seriously is important. Here are some reasons a secure hosting service is essential:

It Safeguards Data

As an insurance agent, you are privy to much personal information belonging to your clients. It is vital to ensure that your client’s hosting services are as secure as possible to safeguard this data. 

A good hosting service will have strict security measures to protect data, whether in transit or at rest.

It is essential to encrypt data in transit to protect it from third parties that may intercept it. Likewise, it is imperative when transmitting sensitive information, such as medical or financial records.

Even data at rest is vulnerable to attack. A good hosting service will have measures to prevent unauthorized access to data, even if someone has breached the servers. It includes encryption methods and security protocols for accessing and storing information.

It Protects Your Investment

If a business owner has a website, they are putting themselves and their customers at risk if they don’t have proper security measures. Hackers always focus on new targets, and businesses with weak security are easy pickings. They could lose customers, money, and their reputation. 

It Maintains Your Credibility

Security is essential for businesses, but it’s vital for those in the insurance industry, given the confidential nature of your work.

Business owners should know how to safeguard their data and protect their investments. It will help them keep their credibility. 

About Agency Tsunami

Agency Tsunami is the digital marketing division of Neilson Marketing Services, who has provided the insurance distribution sector with innovative marketing and communication solutions for over twenty-five years. With our Agency Tsunami program, we have implemented an integrated marketing strategy that includes optimized, professional websites supported by high-quality SEO and Social Media for hundreds of insurance retailers and wholesalers. Our goal is to help your insurance business perform and generate new opportunities. Give us a call at (800) 736-9741 to learn more about how we can do that for you.