Performance Shield runs 24/7/365, always ready to fight common (and less-common) attacks. Automated features challenge threatening IPs and spam using Project Honeypot’s IP database.
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Web application security solutions FAQ
Web application security is the continuous implementation of best practices and cybersecurity hardening to protect an application from bad actors. Web application security for a website typically involves secure coding, encryption, WAF, monitoring, updating software, and audits.
Cyber threats are constantly growing and changing in our increasingly digital world. Because web applications are prone to certain vulnerabilities, it is best to implement an added layer of protection as cyber attacks evolve. A web application security service stays ahead of the latest threats for you, so you can worry less about sudden attacks and data breaches.
Website security does more than protect your data from thieves, it protects your site’s performance integrity. Even a small bot attack can significantly slow down your website, costing you traffic, revenue, and customer trust. Website security can prevent performance interruptions and improve the user experience.
Any PHP-based application hosted at Nexcess can add Performance Shield to their managed hosting, including WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, and cloud plans.
Yes! You can purchase Performance Shield for every site.
Performance Shield takes the Nexcess Edge CDN to the enterprise level. In addition to a robust Edge CDN network, you receive a wide variety of automated security and performance optimizations.