It is evident that wherever there are shops, there are thieves. And, ecommerce has its fair share of crooks. These cybercriminals are always on the prowl to find a coding weakness in ecommerce stores so that they can wiggle-in.
Usually, these harmful elements invade websites to conduct suspicious activities like:
- Stealing user data and much more…
Even though Magento 2 gets patched regularly, there are many Magento security patches and best practices that website administrators can follow to bar others from ruining their efforts. But remember Magento 1 EOL is about to end, make sure you have a secure Magento 2 ready to keep on scaling your online business.
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Magento Security Checklist: How to Secure Your Magento Store in 2020?
By following the checklist given below, you can prevent (and to some extent, fix) Magento security issues. Check out some Magento security tips to keep your ecommerce store safe from hackers:
Use The Latest Magento Version
Many times, you will be told that the most recent Magento version is not the best. This is because people think that the latest version of Magento is not properly secure. While this is true, but developers usually fix previous Magento security patches issues in the new releases. Hence, it is essential to stay informed about the latest Magento patches version. Once a stable release is out, you should perform the Magento testing before its implementation.
Use Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
Magento 2 platform offers an excellent Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) extension, which provides a layer of stealth or a surreptitious movement. It only allows trusted devices to access Magento 2 backend by using four different types of authenticators.
The built-in Magento Two Factor Authentication extension allows you to enhance your Magento admin login security by using the password and a security code from your smartphone. Ensure that you only share the code with authorized users to access the Magento 2 admin panel.
Also, there are a few other Magento extensions that offer Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) so you don’t have to worry about password-related Magento security risks anymore.
Set a Custom Path For the Admin Panel
You access your Magento admin panel by going to my-site.com/admin. However, it is effortless for hackers to get to your Magento admin login page and start a brute force attack.
You can prevent this by /admin with a customized term (e.g., “Store Door”). It also prevents hackers from getting to your Magento admin login page even if they somehow get hold of your password. You can change
This article was written by Abdur Rahman and originally published on The Official Cloudways Blog.