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Website defacement is one of the biggest security challenges to any organization running its business online. The term "Web Defacement" refers to any unauthorized changes made to the appearance of either a single webpage, or an entire site. It is typically done by hackers who break into a web server and replace the content/script in the hosted website with their own, using techniques such as phishing, code injection and cross-site scripting. Insertion of potentially hazardous content, images, malicious code, or even deletion of content can inflict severe damage to your business reputation and reliability.
Applications Manager's website monitoring tool features tons of functionalities which periodically checks the integrity of your website by detecting content modification and other critical elements that contribute to security breach. Once you set up website content monitor, it starts polling your web page to record and detect any form of data tampering.
Using a website content monitoring tool like Applications Manager paves the way for ensuring constant uptime of your business-critical website through constant vigilance against malicious attacks. Monitoring your web page for content changes comes with tons of advantages like:
The Website defacement monitoring feature from Applications Manager allows you to keep track of six basic HTML elements namely Text, Script, Image, Anchor, Iframe and Link. It detects changes in website elements and such unauthorized access or changes in the website content is brought to attention in the form of alert notifications.
Our standard content defacement check includes unauthorized addition or modification of the following HTML elements:
Become aware, not only when your website is defaced, but also of the remedial action that is to be taken. Applications Manager's website content monitoring helps ensure that relevant parties are notified, aid in troubleshooting issues during a defacement detection, helps stay on top of security infringements and also helps perform damage control after an incident. This will allow any corrections to be made promptly so that your organization will not be impacted by potential website defacement.
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It allows us to track crucial metrics such as response times, resource utilization, error rates, and transaction performance. The real-time monitoring alerts promptly notify us of any issues or anomalies, enabling us to take immediate action.
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