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 ›
A year or so ago I got intrigued about how to “properly” implement custom HTTP errors on NGINX after watching this rather funny DEFCON talk. The speaker talks about returning “weird” HTTP codes since browsers usually seem to display anything… 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 ›
I’ve been enjoying myself immensely playing around with Let’s Encrypt these last few days, and discovered a couple solution to common problems and issues, so I thought I’d make a small guide mostly for my own reference on how to… Read More ›
As you might have noticed from the title, this is a bit of a weird one. In our last installment we managed to get our grade up to A from B finally, and while we’re not mounting our final assault… Read More ›
Today I’m starting a new series, which has the working title of “Fixing SSL Labs Grade on F5 Big-IP Load Balancers” which is a series on fixing the most common SSLLabs.com grade issues (We all want that A+, am I right?) when… Read More ›