cPanel Security Tutorial

The Security section in cPanel includes the following tools - Password Protect Directories, IP Deny Manager, HotLink Protection, Leech Protect, Site Security Check.

cPanel security tools allow the customers to protect different parts of their web sites from unauthorized access.

Password Protect Directories - You can limit the access to certain resources of your website by password protecting the directories in which they are stored.

IP Deny Manager - Allows you to prevent an IP address, a domain name or a range of IP addresses from accessing your web site.

HotLink Protection - Prevents other websites from directly linking to files on your website.

Leech Protect - Leech Protect allows you to prevent your users from giving out or publicly posting their password to a restricted area of your site. This feature will redirect (and suspend if selected) accounts which have been compromised to a url of your choice.

Site Security Check - Website Security is probably the most important aspect of web site administration. It is essential for your public reputation, business growth and even income. The automated Site Security Check verifies that your domain names are not marked as possible threats by Google Safe Browsing and similar tools.

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