How Shared Server Hosting is Insecure

Hosting Server, the most crucial element to publish website over the internet, people these days are pretty much aware of various web hosting servers but still most of the people don’t know the real facts about different servers until they get one. We are here to discuss the most popular web hosting server called shared hosting server, now most of you thing that “we know everything about it what now?” but let me show you the other side which most people are unaware of.

No doubt it is the cheapest hosting server and suitable for small personal websites but before obtaining a shared hosting server do you ever think of security? Being on a shared hosting server make your website vulnerable at first place, people new to web hosting freely choose shared hosting server as they don’t understand this fact that security is important whether you have small website or a big one. Insecurities of shared hosting server vary on the basis of web host such as if the server is not well configured one might face various compatibility issues that cause server downtime, a little loop hole in security can invite a virus on the server that can damage whole content, if firewall is not configured properly you website might become a victim of spamming and any hacker can break weak server security with little effort. These are some of the major insecurities of shared hosting server but one can overcome these issues if he/she chooses a reputed host.

Currently, every web hosting company is offering shared hosting plan with different specs and of different quality. That’s why people focus on reputation of web hosts. Unreliable web hosting companies fail to maintain shared hosting server properly as they oversell it just to make money. As compare to that a reputed and reliable web host provides fully optimized and secured shared hosting server with limited users so that one can equally utilize his/her acquired server resources. Well reputed hosts clearly define their “No Overselling Policy” to clarify their quality standard. Beside this they install various security software such as anti-virus to protect harmful viruses over the internet, install anti-spammer to protect server from spamming that can utilize whole server resource and might result in to a crash, also they install and configure firewall to avoid from external threats and harmful IPs.

These are major concerns of website owners if they are on shared hosting server, in order to avoid these insecurities one should opt for reliable and reputed web host.

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