Requesting SSL Certificates can be a bit of a hassle, so today I’m going to show you how to easily generate SSL certificates with the help of OpenSSL and your CA of choice.
HTTPS is everywhere these days, but not many people think that much about which cipher suites are considered safe. Cipher suites determines what encryption algorithms are used to secure the communication over HTTPS, and as time goes on older cipher… Read More ›
Adding custom root CA certificates to Debian is rather easy, but there are some non-obvious pitfalls that you might encounter. Here I’ve tried to collect most things to a single post for your convenience. Adding Custom Root CA Certificates Debian… Read More ›
This week, we’re going for the gold medal, that sweet sweet A+ grade on Qualys SSL Labs. And to achieve this lofty goal of ours, we’ll need to enable one thing, HSTS. This is no small task, and for the… Read More ›
As promised in my last post on F5 load-balancers, this weeks issue of the never-ending guide on how to keep your F5 Big-IPs in the good graces of Qualys SSL Labs will deal with TLSv1.3 demanding that we use cipher… Read More ›
In my last post on F5 load-balancers, we disabled TLS v1 and v1.1 as a preemptive measure as SSL Labs is going to start capping your grade to B if you’re caught supporting these protocols after January 2020. In this… Read More ›
So, it’s again time to start worrying about your SSL Labs grade. Coming January 2020, any site still supporting TLSv1 and TLSv1.1 will have their grade capped to B. As we all know, this is unacceptable, so we’ll once again… Read More ›
As we already went through in part 1 of this series, requesting certificates using Let’s Encrypt and certbot is rather easy. Today we’re going to look at how you can request certificates with multiple Subject Alternative Names, or SANs for… Read More ›