There are many reasons you may select a dedicated server hosting plan for your business, but a common factor is control. Unlike shared hosting, a dedicated server is yours to configure and maintain in a way that fits your business. But although a dedicated server comes with full remote desktop and console access, this level of control brings with it a lot of responsibility.
If there are multiple accounts on a hardware server, such as in a shared hosting or virtual private server (VPS hosting) plan, your hosting provider should ensure the ongoing performance and security of your server. In the case of dedicated server hosting, it is your obligation to protect your server against a variety of online threats and take the necessary steps to remedy a security breach.
To help you understand the security landscape that surrounds your dedicated server hosting service, JaguarPC shares our years of experience and expertise below. Read on to learn the three most common types of security breach on a dedicated server hosting plan, and what you should be doing to protect your server from these attacks.(more…)