Category: Security

hsts 520x245 - How to Setup HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) for Apache 0

How to Setup HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) for Apache

HTTP Strict Transport Security, widely known as HSTS, is a web security policy mechanism in which website tells the browser that it should only be communicated using HTTPS, instead of using HTTP Protocol. This is achieved using an HSTS response header sent at the very beginning to the browser. The question which arises here is, why we want our website to communicate only over HTTPS Protocol??? HTTP stands for HyperText...

Two Factor Authentication 2

How to setup 2-Factor Authentication for GUI & SSH login | Google Authenticator

“Thought of security is a symptom of hidden insecurity in your mind”. We live in a world where data is one of the most important assets and risk of data loss always keep on swinging on our head like a pendulum. Therefore, We should seek and make every possible attempt to secure and authenticate our data. To avoid this threat administrators prefer to keep hard and complex passwords for login...

apache log client ip 520x245 - Configure Apache server to log client’s public IP addresses behind a Load Balancer 0

Configure Apache server to log client’s public IP addresses behind a Load Balancer

OBJECTIVE Today, We are configuring Apache to log the client’s source IP Address behind a load balancer, to track the authenticity of hits requested on your web server. This data collection will add a lot of advantage to your work. You can track and block IP addresses attempting DOS or DDOS attack to your website, using Web Application Firewall. Get the insights for Geolocation Setup and launch servers in multiple...

CSF Installation Guide 1

CSF Installation Guide Over Several Linux Distributions | Security | Linux Administration

Installation Guide – CSF Config Server Firewall, widely known as CSF is used to enhance the security of server’s or system’s running over various Linux distributions (generic Linux OS). CSF can be installed over Linux based Plain machines, VPS or Servers. It also provides preconfigured configurations and control panel UI’s for cPanel, DirectAdmin, and Webmin. Let’s begin with installation folks. Installation Commands cd /usr/src wget https://download.configserver.com/csf.tgz tar -xzf csf.tgz cd...