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Are You Using Google’s Security Tools?

On September 6th, Google announced a new set of tools to help webmasters keep their sites secure. Google continues to lead the way in helping to make the web more secure. This new set of tools is an invaluable resource for any webmaster committed to keeping their site safe and secure for visitors. Google Webmaster Tools has always been a staple for SEO professionals; however, anyone with a website can make use of the free tools that Google provides.

The updated Safe Browsing dashboard includes six different possible issues, including malware, deceptive pages, harmful downloads, and social engineering.

If you’re a webmaster, it’s critical to keep an eye on these issues, since it can be an early detection of a site infection. The last thing you want is a potential customer visiting your site and ending up with malware on their computer because your site is compromised. This type of issue can instantly harm your credibility and site ranking.

If you haven’t yet done so, you should register your site with Google Webmaster Tools. From there, you can have Google alert you if anything suspicious pops up on your site or if unknown files have been located. If you need help setting up Webmaster Tools or you have any questions about potential malware on your site, contact i3 Media Solutions today.

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