Tagged: website security

How to Set up Basic HTTP Authentication on nginx

Files placed on a web server are publicly accessible by default. If you want to protect files from unauthorized access, you can make use of HTTP basic authentication. It is a simple authentication method,...

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Adding HTTPS to Your Website with Let’s Encrypt

HTTPS is an important part of securing websites. In our previous article, we’ve discussed how to add HTTPS to your website with Cloudflare. Unfortunately, for all intents and purposes, CloudFlare’s HTTPS is just an...

Adding HTTPS to Your Site with Cloudflare

Much of the web works on HTTP; but it is insecure protocol as it provides no protection. It’s secure sibling, HTTPS provides protection against eavesdropping and tampering of data. Historically, HTTPS has been used...

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8 Critical Security Issues to Avoid in Your Website

A web application, being exposed to the web, is far more prone to be attacked than other kinds of applications. Building a secure web application is of prime importance — a hacked website costs...

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What is a CDN and How to Use It

You may have come across the buzzword called CDN and may have probably wondered what it is. In this article, we are going to demystify this term and explain how to use it for...