How to Install Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate on CentOS 6/7

Posted at December 23, 2016 at 12:17 pm by Jithin

To install Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate on CentOS 6/7, please follow the steps below.   1) Make sure that Apache Web Server is already installed in your server. If not, the use the command below to install it. $ yum install httpd 2) Install the SSL/TLS module. $ yum -y install mod_ssl 3) Start the apache server by using the following command.  $ service httpd start [On RHEL/CentOS 6] $ systemctl start httpd.service [On RHEL/CentOS 7] 4) To install Let’s Encrypt Client,    [...]

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All About Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Posted at December 13, 2016 at 11:31 am by Jithin

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a method for encrypting network communications. TLS is the successor to Secure Socket Layer(SSL). TLS allows a client to verify the identity of the server and can allow the server to verify the identity of the client. TLS is based around the concepts of certificates. A certificate has multiple parts: a public key, server identity and signature from a certificate authority. The corresponding private key is never made public. Any data encrypted with the private ke   [...]

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POODLE Vulnerability and the Solution!

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 11:06 am by Jithin

POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption. This defenselessness permits a Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) assailant to decode ciphertext utilizing a cushioning prophet side-channel assault. POODLE influences more established models of encryption, particularly Secure Socket Layer (SSL) variant 3. It doesn't influence the more up to date encryption component known as Transport Layer Security (TLS).   Frameworks Influenced All frameworks and applications using the S   [...]

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