To Secure Vtiger CRM
July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019
There are a few methods to secure Vtiger CRM, here we discuss about 5 steps to secure Vtiger CRM
Vtiger Two-Factor Authentication
When a user login to the CRM, username, and password will be asked as usual, If the password is correct, instead of vtiger dashboard user will see another window in which he/she needs to enter a code generated with google authentication app. This method provides an extra layer of security as the attacker will not be able to crack both layers to get a bypass.
Methods to secure your Vtiger data
- If somebody hacks your password, through two-step verification he/she will still need your phone code or Security Key to get access into your account.
- You’ll need to secure the account with something you remember like password and a phone security key. So when a hacker hacks, he needs to have access to your password and y phone.
- The code is always unique for every user. So there is no way to log in without user phone and also admin user still can disable any particular user
Brute Force Attacks
Brute force attack is one of the most common methods that all hackers use to force their way into the site. In this method, they repeatedly try to guess username and password, and the passwords which are not strong can be easily figured out after some attack.and when the hacker has full access to your dashboard he/she can do anything they want. and this is one of the biggest reason why you should keep a strong password,some of the suggestion for strong passwords are : use uppercase and lower case,or else use special charecters or numbers, also do change the password every month.
Cloud hosting do make a real impact on business, deploying your CRM in the cloud can be a simple way to optimize your IT. It depends on the companies unique needs. As it’s very important to secure the website data structure , they should have access to the data, and also available resources.
It also do have a lot of advantages
- It only need low investments.
- User can access the data anywhere anytime.
- Can focus on IT resources of the business goals, some what than system maintenance
The methods used by password crackers have developed to an incredible level, so it’s important to be unique with your security codes.
The following three rules will definitely make harder for the password crackers
- Avoid names,places and dictionary words
- Increase the password length so it cant be cracked easily. make a 12- letter password or longer
- Use variations on spelling, capitalization, numbers, and punctuations. mix it up as it makes the password stronger
Never reuse the same password.some other ways to create unique password are by
Sigining up in the password management tool as this app will store all your passwords and also provides a new one. All you have to do is remember a single master password that has access to the stored data. Enter the password just once, and the management tool does the rest.
Keep unique passwords for your devices, apps, and websites.Instead of storing many password in your head just use single ones for important ones like email and social media, However use a strong one that hackers cant crack them.
Ensure that all your employees computers has proper antivirus installed in it and is updated regularly.It prevents malware conflicts and protects data in action.with this can determine the vulnerability of the CRM data under its protection