Security is always important even for website owners. If you plan to sell goods online or provide account payment options for clients, you’ll need to invest in a security license. SSL Secure Sockets Layer and TLS Transport Layer Security the industry standard in security for establishing an encrypted connection between a customers computer and server. This ensures that all data remains private while passed between the web server and browsers. These licenses require an annual subscription cost for the protection. While security is a must, virus and malware protection is just as important for a stable website. With a large number malicious viruses and malware made on a daily bases, protecting your website content can sound like a full time job. The good news is- it’s not! PEAK Web Development, LLC includes virus and malware protection in all of our hosting plans.