Web Security & Backups

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SSL Certificates

Secure your site and add trust & confidence for your visitors. With a range of brands, we have the right certificate for all your site security needs

While the need for online security is universal, not all SSL Certificates are created equal. Choose which type of certificate is right for you.

Domain Validation (DV)

Ideal for non-critical web pages

रु2,000/- /yr
  • Basic Security
  • Verifies ownership and control of the domain name only
  • Issued in minutes
  • Maintains browser compliance

Think of DV like getting a library card—no confirmation of who you really are, very minimal requirements to obtain and issued very quickly.

Organization Validation (OV)

Ideal for more sensitive webpages such as login pages

रु10,000/- /yr
  • Strong business level SSL
  • Enhanced validation including authenticating the identity of the applicant
  • Issued within one day
  • Maintains browser compliance

Think of OV like getting a driver’s license—more hoops to jump through than a library card but more trusted as a form of identification.

Extended Validation (EV)

Ideal for sensitive webpages including ecommerce, online banking, account signups

रु19,000/- /yr
  • Maximum Protection & Trust
  • Standards-based approach to authentication, representing the highest level of authentication for SSL Certificates
  • Typically issued within 1-3 days
  • Maintains browser and other industry compliance

Think of EV like getting a passport—much more stringent processes, longer lead times and more verification of who you are than with a library card or driver’s license. Recognized internationally as the most trusted way to verify your identity.

We also provide wildcard certificates at low price. Please view all wildcard certificates here

Website Backup Solution

Protect your website with daily automated backups.

Get protection against viruses, hackers and even your own code accidentally breaking your site with CodeGuard Website Backup.


5GB For Personal websites, student projects, any individual

रु500/- /mo

per website/month - paid annually

  • Daily Automatic Website Backups
  • Unlimited Files & Databases
  • One-Click Restores
  • Malware Monitoring
  • Automatic WordPress Updates
  • File Change Monitoring
  • Staging of Restores
  • Email Backup
  • Full Automation


25GB for medium to large business websites

रु2,000/- /mo

per website/month - paid annually

  • Daily Automatic Website Backups
  • Unlimited Files & Databases
  • One-Click Restores
  • Malware Monitoring
  • Automatic WordPress Updates
  • File Change Monitoring
  • Staging of Restores
  • Email Backup
  • Full Automation


100GB for E-commerce, web apps, complex sites, global brands, agencies with various departments

रु5,000/- /mo

per website/month - paid annually

  • Daily Automatic Website Backups
  • Unlimited Files & Databases
  • One-Click Restores
  • Malware Monitoring
  • Automatic WordPress Updates
  • File Change Monitoring
  • Staging of Restores
  • Email Backup
  • Full Automation

Website Security & Malware Protection

Professional security features for your website

Automatically scan your website for malware and protect online reputation


Use UPTO 5 Domains

रु3,500 /yr
  • Daily Malware Scanning
  • Number of Pages: 25
  • Daily Blacklist Monitoring
  • SiteLock Risk Score
  • Website Application Scan: One-Time
  • SQL Injection Scan: One-Time
  • Cross Site (XSS) Scan: One-Time
  • Sitelock™ Trust Seal


Use UPTO 10 Domains

रु15,000 /yr
  • Daily Malware Scanning
  • Number of Pages: 500
  • Daily Blacklist Monitoring
  • SiteLock Risk Score
  • Website Application Scan: Daily
  • SQL Injection Scan: Daily
  • Cross Site (XSS) Scan: Daily
  • Sitelock™ Trust Seal
  • Daily SMART Scans
  • Automatic Malware Removal
  • TrueShield Protection
  • Wordpress Scan
  • Spam Blacklist Monitoring


Find, fix and prevent threats with website acceleration

रु40,000 /yr
  • Daily Malware Scanning
  • Number of Pages: 500
  • Daily Blacklist Monitoring
  • SiteLock Risk Score
  • Website Application Scan: Daily
  • SQL Injection Scan: Daily
  • Cross Site (XSS) Scan: Daily
  • Sitelock™ Trust Seal
  • Daily SMART Scans
  • Automatic Malware Removal
  • TrueShield Protection
  • Wordpress Scan
  • Spam Blacklist Monitoring
  • Web Application Firewall
  • PGlobal CDN
  • Content Acceleration

Website Security & Backup FAQs

Welcome to the Website Security & Backup FAQs section of Gurkha.Host!

Here are some common questions and answers regarding the Website Security & Backup services offered by Gurkha.Host. We understand that security and backup are crucial aspects of maintaining a safe and reliable website. To help you make informed decisions and understand the features of our services, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions. Explore these FAQs to learn more about SSL Certificates, CodeGuard Website Backup, SiteLock, and other aspects of website security and backup. If you have any additional questions or require further assistance, our support team is here to help. Choose Gurkha.Host for reliable and comprehensive solutions to protect your website and ensure its smooth operation.

SSL Certificates, also known as Secure Sockets Layer Certificates, are digital certificates that provide a secure and encrypted connection between a website and its visitors. They ensure that the data transmitted between the website and the user is encrypted and cannot be intercepted by unauthorized parties.

There are several reasons why you need an SSL Certificate for your website:

Security: SSL Certificates provide a secure connection, encrypting sensitive information such as personal data, login credentials, and financial transactions. This helps protect your website and your users from potential threats and cyberattacks.

Trust and Credibility: When users visit a website secured with an SSL Certificate, they see a padlock symbol and HTTPS in the website address. These visual indicators assure visitors that the website is secure and their information is protected. This instills trust and confidence, leading to better user experience and increased credibility for your website.

SEO Benefits: Search engines like Google prioritize websites with SSL Certificates in their search rankings. Having an SSL Certificate can improve your website's visibility and search engine rankings, leading to increased organic traffic.

Compliance: SSL Certificates are often required to meet industry standards and regulations, especially if your website collects sensitive information or handles online transactions. Compliance with these standards is crucial for the security and privacy of your users.

Overall, SSL Certificates are essential for protecting your website, building trust with your users, improving search engine rankings, and meeting industry compliance requirements. They are an important investment for any website that values security, privacy, and user trust.

SSL Certificates contribute to the security and trustworthiness of your website in several ways:

Encryption: SSL Certificates encrypt the data exchanged between a user's browser and your website, ensuring that sensitive information such as login credentials, credit card details, and personal data cannot be intercepted by unauthorized parties. This encryption protects your users' information from being compromised.

Data Integrity: SSL Certificates also ensure data integrity, which means that the data transmitted between the user and your website remains intact and unaltered during transmission. This prevents unauthorized modification or tampering with the data, providing an additional layer of security.

Authentication: SSL Certificates authenticate the identity of your website, verifying that it is legitimate and not an imposter or fraudulent site. When users see the padlock symbol and HTTPS in the website address, they know that the website has been verified and can be trusted.

Trust Indicators: SSL Certificates display trust indicators such as the padlock symbol, HTTPS, and the site seal. These visual cues reassure users that your website is secure and that their information is protected. Trust indicators enhance user confidence, leading to increased trust in your website and a positive user experience.

SEO Benefits: Search engines like Google consider SSL Certificates as a ranking factor. Having an SSL Certificate can improve your website's visibility in search results, potentially leading to higher rankings and increased organic traffic.

By implementing an SSL Certificate on your website, you establish a secure connection, protect sensitive information, build trust with your users, and demonstrate your commitment to their security and privacy. These factors contribute to the overall security and trustworthiness of your website, enhancing its reputation and credibility.

There are three main types of SSL Certificates available:

Domain Validated (DV) Certificates: These certificates provide basic encryption and verify the ownership of the domain. They are typically issued quickly and are the most affordable option. DV certificates are suitable for personal websites, blogs, or informational pages where sensitive information is not transmitted.

Organization Validated (OV) Certificates: These certificates provide a higher level of validation, including verifying the identity and ownership of the organization behind the website. OV certificates display additional information about the organization in the certificate details. They are ideal for websites that handle sensitive information such as login pages or small business websites.

Extended Validation (EV) Certificates: These certificates provide the highest level of validation and trust. They undergo a rigorous verification process, including extensive identity checks on the organization. EV certificates activate the green address bar in the browser, prominently displaying the organization's name. EV certificates are recommended for e-commerce websites, online banking, or any website that requires the highest level of trust and security.

When choosing the type of SSL Certificate for your website, consider the level of trust and security you require, the nature of your website, and the type of information you handle. If your website involves transactions or sensitive data, it is recommended to opt for OV or EV certificates for enhanced trust and credibility. However, if your website is more informational and does not handle sensitive information, a DV certificate may be sufficient.

Ultimately, the choice of SSL Certificate depends on your specific needs and the level of assurance you want to provide to your website visitors. It's always a good idea to assess your security requirements and consult with a trusted SSL provider to determine the most suitable certificate for your website.

To purchase and install an SSL Certificate for your website hosted with Gurkha.Host, you can follow these steps:

Choose the SSL Certificate: Decide on the type of SSL Certificate you need based on your website requirements, such as Domain Validated (DV), Organization Validated (OV), or Extended Validation (EV). You can explore the SSL Certificates offered by Gurkha.Host or consult their support team for guidance.

Purchase the SSL Certificate: Once you have selected the SSL Certificate, proceed to purchase it from Gurkha.Host. They will provide you with the necessary instructions and payment options to complete the purchase.

Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR): Before installing the SSL Certificate, you will need to generate a CSR. This can typically be done through the control panel or dashboard provided by Gurkha.Host. The CSR contains information about your website and is used to generate the SSL Certificate.

Provide the CSR to Gurkha.Host: After generating the CSR, submit it to Gurkha.Host. They will use this information to issue the SSL Certificate for your website.

Install the SSL Certificate: Once you receive the SSL Certificate from Gurkha.Host, follow their instructions to install it on your website. This process may involve uploading the certificate files and configuring your hosting environment.

Test and Verify: After installation, perform thorough testing to ensure that the SSL Certificate is properly installed and working correctly. Test the SSL connection, verify the padlock icon, and check for any security warnings.

Renew and Maintain: SSL Certificates have an expiration date. Make sure to renew your certificate before it expires to ensure uninterrupted security for your website. Gurkha.Host may provide options for certificate renewal and ongoing maintenance.

It's important to note that the specific steps and processes may vary depending on the SSL Certificate provider and the hosting platform used by Gurkha.Host. It's recommended to refer to their documentation, support resources, or contact their support team for detailed instructions tailored to their services.

Yes, you can use your own SSL Certificate for your website hosted with Gurkha.Host. While Gurkha.Host offers SSL Certificates for purchase, they typically allow customers to use SSL Certificates obtained from other trusted Certificate Authorities (CAs) as well.

If you have already purchased an SSL Certificate from a different CA, you can provide the certificate files to Gurkha.Host and they will assist you in installing and configuring it on their hosting platform. They may have specific guidelines or requirements for using third-party SSL Certificates, so it's recommended to reach out to their support team for instructions on how to proceed with using your own SSL Certificate.

CodeGuard Website Backup is a reliable and automated website backup solution offered by Gurkha.Host. It provides protection for your website against data loss, viruses, hacking attempts, and accidental changes to your website code.

Here's how CodeGuard works:

Automatic Backups: CodeGuard performs regular automatic backups of your website files and databases, ensuring that your data is securely stored.

Incremental Backups: CodeGuard utilizes an incremental backup method, which means that after the initial backup, it only backs up the changes made to your website. This reduces the backup time and storage requirements.

Change Monitoring: CodeGuard monitors your website for any changes made to your files or database. It detects modifications, additions, or deletions and includes them in the backup process.

One-Click Restores: In case of any data loss or website issues, CodeGuard allows you to restore your website to a previous backup version with just a single click. This makes the restoration process quick and hassle-free.

Malware Monitoring: CodeGuard includes malware monitoring functionality to scan your website for any malicious code or suspicious activities. It helps identify and resolve security threats, ensuring the integrity of your website.

Website Management: CodeGuard provides additional features like automatic WordPress updates, file change monitoring, email backups, and staging of restores, allowing you to manage your website effectively.

By utilizing CodeGuard Website Backup, you can have peace of mind knowing that your website data is securely backed up and protected against unforeseen events.

With CodeGuard Website Backup, the frequency of website backups can be customized based on your preferences and needs. CodeGuard offers different backup frequencies, including daily, weekly, or on-demand backups.

By default, CodeGuard performs daily automatic backups of your website. This ensures that your website data is backed up regularly and is up to date. However, you have the flexibility to adjust the backup frequency according to your specific requirements.

If you have a website that undergoes frequent changes or updates, you may choose a more frequent backup schedule to capture the latest changes. On the other hand, if your website experiences fewer changes, you can opt for a less frequent backup schedule to optimize storage and resources.

CodeGuard's user-friendly interface allows you to easily manage and customize your backup settings. You can access your CodeGuard dashboard and adjust the backup frequency as per your preferences. This flexibility ensures that you have control over the backup frequency to best suit your website's needs and data protection requirements.

If your website gets infected with malware or gets hacked, CodeGuard Website Backup provides you with the necessary tools and features to help you recover and restore your website to a clean and secure state.

Here's what happens if your website is affected:

Malware Detection: CodeGuard continuously monitors your website for any changes or presence of malware. If any suspicious activity or malware is detected, you will be notified promptly through email alerts or notifications within the CodeGuard dashboard.

Automatic Backup: CodeGuard creates automatic backups of your website at regular intervals, including the files and databases. These backups ensure that you have a clean and up-to-date copy of your website's data.

Restore Functionality: In the event of malware infection or hacking, you can easily restore your website to a previous clean backup using CodeGuard's restore functionality. You can choose a specific backup version and initiate the restoration process with just a few clicks.

Incremental Backups: CodeGuard uses incremental backup technology, which means that only the changes made since the last backup are stored. This ensures that backups are efficient in terms of storage and speed.

Malware Removal: CodeGuard offers an optional Malware Removal feature that automatically detects and removes malware from your website during the restoration process. This helps in ensuring that your website is clean and secure after the restoration.

By utilizing CodeGuard's backup and restore capabilities, you can quickly recover your website from malware infections or hacking incidents, minimizing downtime and ensuring the security of your website and data.

Yes, Gurkha.Host takes proactive measures to prevent malware and security threats. Here are some of the proactive security measures in place:

Firewall Protection: Gurkha.Host implements a robust firewall system that helps to block unauthorized access and malicious traffic to your website. This acts as a first line of defense against potential security threats.

Malware Scanning: Regular malware scanning is performed to detect and identify any malicious code or files on your website. This helps in identifying and removing any potential security vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.

Security Patching: Gurkha.Host keeps the server software and components up to date with the latest security patches and updates. This helps to address any known vulnerabilities and ensure that your website is running on a secure environment.

Security Audits: Periodic security audits are conducted to assess the overall security posture of the hosting infrastructure. This includes reviewing server configurations, access controls, and other security-related aspects to identify and address any potential weaknesses.

Security Expertise: Gurkha.Host has a team of security experts who stay updated with the latest security trends and best practices. They continuously monitor the hosting environment and take necessary actions to mitigate security risks.

While these proactive measures significantly enhance the security of your website, it is also important to implement additional security measures at the website level, such as using strong passwords, regularly updating website software, and implementing secure coding practices.

At Gurkha.Host, the security of your website data is a top priority. Here's how we ensure the security of backup storage and transmission:

Secure Storage: Your website backups are stored in highly secure and encrypted storage systems. We employ industry-standard encryption algorithms to protect your data from unauthorized access.

Data Encryption: When your website backups are transmitted to and from our backup servers, they are encrypted using secure protocols such as SSL/TLS. This ensures that your data remains confidential during transit and minimizes the risk of interception or tampering.

Access Control: Access to the backup storage systems is strictly controlled and limited to authorized personnel only. We implement strong access controls and multi-factor authentication to prevent unauthorized access to your backups.

Data Centers: Our backup infrastructure is housed in secure and reliable data centers that are equipped with advanced physical security measures, including surveillance cameras, access controls, and 24/7 monitoring.

Compliance: We adhere to industry best practices and compliance standards to maintain the security of your data. This includes following data protection regulations and implementing strict internal policies and procedures.

By implementing these security measures, Gurkha.Host ensures that your website backups are stored and transmitted in a secure manner, providing you with peace of mind knowing that your data is protected.

Yes, Gurkha.Host provides website security monitoring and alerts to help you stay informed about the security status of your website. We offer various security features that allow you to monitor and detect security threats, and receive alerts in case of any issues. These features may include:

Malware Scanning: Our security tools can scan your website regularly to detect any malware or suspicious code. If any malware is found, you will be notified promptly so that you can take appropriate actions to remove it.

Vulnerability Detection: We can perform vulnerability scans on your website to identify any weaknesses or vulnerabilities that can be exploited by attackers. If any vulnerabilities are detected, you will receive alerts so that you can patch or fix them.

Blacklist Monitoring: We can monitor popular website blacklists to check if your website has been listed due to suspicious activities. If your website gets blacklisted, you will be notified so that you can take necessary steps to resolve the issue and request removal from the blacklist.

Security Alerts: In the event of any security incidents or unusual activities on your website, you will receive alerts to notify you about the potential threats. These alerts can help you take immediate action to protect your website and prevent any further damage.

It's important to regularly monitor the security status of your website, and with the security monitoring and alert features provided by Gurkha.Host, you can stay proactive in safeguarding your website against potential security risks.

Yes, Gurkha.Host offers additional security features and add-ons to enhance the protection of your website. These may include:

Web Application Firewall (WAF): A WAF adds an extra layer of protection to your website by filtering and blocking malicious traffic before it reaches your server. It helps protect against common web-based attacks such as SQL injections, cross-site scripting (XSS), and more.

DDoS Protection: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can disrupt your website's availability by overwhelming your server with a massive amount of traffic. Gurkha.Host provides DDoS protection measures to mitigate and defend against such attacks, ensuring your website remains accessible to legitimate users.

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA): Adding an extra layer of authentication to your website's login process, 2FA helps prevent unauthorized access by requiring users to provide a second form of verification, such as a unique code sent to their mobile device, in addition to their username and password.

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates: SSL certificates encrypt the data transmitted between your website and your users' browsers, ensuring secure and encrypted communication. They help protect sensitive information, such as login credentials and payment details, from being intercepted by malicious actors.

Security Audits and Penetration Testing: Gurkha.Host may offer security audits and penetration testing services to assess the vulnerabilities of your website and identify potential security weaknesses. This helps you proactively address any vulnerabilities and strengthen the overall security of your website.

These additional security features and add-ons provide advanced protection for your website, giving you peace of mind and helping you maintain a secure online presence.

No, you do not need to have extensive technical knowledge or expertise to use the security and backup features provided by Gurkha.Host. The platform is designed to be user-friendly and accessible to individuals with varying levels of technical proficiency.

For the security features such as SSL certificates, CodeGuard Website Backup, and SiteLock, Gurkha.Host offers easy-to-use interfaces and step-by-step instructions to guide you through the setup and configuration process. You can typically enable these features with just a few clicks, without requiring in-depth technical knowledge.

Additionally, Gurkha.Host provides documentation, tutorials, and support resources to help you understand and make the most of the security and backup features. If you encounter any difficulties or have specific questions, their support team is available to assist you and provide guidance.

While technical knowledge can be beneficial for advanced configurations or troubleshooting, Gurkha.Host aims to make their security and backup solutions accessible to users of all skill levels, allowing you to protect and secure your website without the need for extensive technical expertise.

Gurkha.Host provides customer support to assist you with any security and backup-related issues you may encounter. Their support team is available to help you through various channels, including email, phone, and online chat. You can reach out to them with your questions, concerns, or technical issues related to security and backups.

Gurkha.Host's support team is knowledgeable and experienced in handling security and backup matters, and they can provide guidance, troubleshooting, and solutions to ensure the security and integrity of your website. They are dedicated to assisting you and resolving any issues promptly and efficiently.

Additionally, Gurkha.Host may also offer self-help resources such as knowledge base articles, tutorials, and FAQs to address common security and backup queries. These resources can provide valuable information and guidance to help you navigate through the process and find answers to your questions.

Overall, Gurkha.Host strives to provide comprehensive customer support to ensure that you have a reliable and secure hosting experience, and their team is there to assist you with any security and backup-related concerns you may have.