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 ›
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 ›
Lately I had a peculiar issue, I wanted to secure a web server running NGINX with HTTPS using Let’s Encrypt, but almost all traffic to said web server request the web page using the IP address of the server, since… Read More ›