Nginx – Hardening SSL security by protecting from well-known attack vectors

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Recently bunch of SSL attacks pop out, some of which get lot of public attention: Heartbleed Beast attack Crime attack Freak attack Poodle …..and so on ….   Disabling SSLv3 and SSLv2 and Excluding Weak Cipher-Suites   If you want to protect your Nginx from the biggest part of these attacks, you can add the… Continue reading Nginx – Hardening SSL security by protecting from well-known attack vectors

Openssl – Usefull commands

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Usefull commands for generating SSL Keys, CSR’s and certificates using Openssl tool.   Working with SSL Private Keys   Generate unencrypted private key without password

  Generate(BATCH) encrypted private key with password  from password file

  Working with SSL CSR’s [.csr]  (Certificate Signing Requests) Creating CSR.conf for CSR generation automation Creating your own CSR… Continue reading Openssl – Usefull commands

Creating Root SSL Authority with OpenSSL

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1. Create directory structure

  2. Create some default openssl.cnf file

  3. Create Key and CSR (Certificate Sign Request) 3.1 Create the CSR & Key

  3.2 Sign the CSR and issue the certificate

  References: How to setup a Certificate Authority Create Root Certificate Creating and using SSL certificates… Continue reading Creating Root SSL Authority with OpenSSL