If your computer is infected, malware can spread to your website through text editors and FTP clients. Weak passwords are also vulnerable to brute force attacks, and using unsecured networks to access the internet can leave you exposed to hackers.
As a website owner, you have to consider the broader impacts of your overall security posture. Practicing security in every aspect of digital communication will ultimately protect you, your website and visitors.
This post is the first in a series of personal security guides that can be used to strengthen your online defenses.