HTTPS

Safe HTTP connections.

See also | :web

Notes

Counter-FUD
https://istlsfastyet.com

Generating an SSL/HTTPS certificate
https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/certificates-and-security.html
Includes generating a self-signed certificate, or a certificate signing request (CSR) for submission to a local or remote certificate authority (CA).

StartCom HTTPS Certificate
Apache config: https://www.startssl.com/?app=21
Policies: https://www.startssl.com/?app=26

Let's Encrypt
https://letsencrypt.org

Other SSL ceritificate sources
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-ssl-certificate/

HTTP Security Headers
http://ibuildings.nl/blog/2013/03/4-http-security-headers-you-should-always-be-using

okTurtles + DNSChain
Alternative to certificate authorities/HTTPS using DNSChain (the Namecoin blockchain).
web | project | etc

nogotofail
Testing MITM attacks on HTTPS.
web | project | etc



Backlinks: web safety:network web:server fsf:hpp

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