Why use Magento security scan and patches?
As payments shift online, scammers are shadowing. Only in 2018 82% of organizations worldwide suffered from payment fraud. Magento grapples with the challenge in new ways such as security scan.
What is Magento security scan?
We used to monitor new security patches Magento developers released and update our malware code to apply Magento and Magento 2 patches. Now Magento security scan will do the work for us.
This latest free tool from Magento Commerce audits your site on:
- security risks,
- malware patches,
- unauthorized access.
Find out more about the capabilities from the security center.
How to use Magento security scan?
To find the tool, go to ‘My Account’. To run it,
- choose Security Scan;
- click Go to Security Scan;
- read the Terms and Conditions and click Agree if so;
- once done, you’ll be redirected to the Monitored Websites page. Click Add Site to begin;
Note that in case you use several websites on different domains, you’ll have to set up a separate security scan for each of them.
- to verify you’re the owner of the domain, enter the Site URL and click Generate Confirmation Code;
- copy the Confirmation code to the clipboard;
- log in to your website admin panel as a chief administrator and navigate to Content>Design>Configuration;
- find your website and choose Edit;
- expand HTML Head and go to Scripts and Style Sheets to paste the copied code into the text box;
- once done, click Save Configuration;
- go back to your Magento account and click the Verify Confirmation Code to finish the verification;
- after the confirmation, configure the security scan options:
- don’t forget to enter a correct Email Address to receive the report notifications.
- choose Submit when set up correctly.
To see more information about the configuration, read here.
How to install security patches?
Say, you scanned your Magento 2 website and detected malware patches that need to be updated. The process of security patches installation requires technical skills and influence website operation. Therefore, being certified by Magento, we offer you our security patches installation service.
Read how it works and how much costs on the service page.