The massive data leak from Mossack Fonseca (Panama Papers) linked to out of date website software and lax web security for their WordPress based website.
Ransomware threatens all websites that are not regularly updated with the latest software versions and security patches.
The security issues to which websites are vulnerable are as extensive and expensive as those of a brick-and-mortar business. And when you consider that the “neighborhood” of your website is global, accessible 24/7 from an apartment in the most crime-ridden neighborhood on the planet, failing to take steps to protect your website is a very risky proposition.
Following these steps, and remembering that continuous improvement is your goal, you’ll be rewarded with a website redesign that will yield valuable returns.