Hypertext Transport Protocol is the basic protocol that web servers use to fulfill requests. In this video, learn the importance of protecting sites that use sensitive information like credit cards or social security numbers by using HTTPS.
- Hypertext Transport Protocol, or HTTP,…is the basic protocol that web servers use…to fulfill requests.…HTTPS is the secure version of that protocol.…HTTPS protects the information being sent…between the server and the client by encrypting it.…This is important for protecting sites…that use sensitive information like credit cards…or social security numbers.…SSL, or Secure Sockets Layer,…is the name of the first method developed…to encrypt web traffic.…Since SSL can be reversed,…using SSL has been deprecated and has fallen out of use.…
Instead, HTTPS now uses TLS,…or Transport Layer Security,…as the method for encrypting traffic.…So even though TLS is used in favorite over SSL,…you'll still hear people referring to SSL…when they refer to certificates, keys, and so on.…In fact, Nginx provides the HTTP SSL module…for configuring sites for HTTPS.…So let's configure a self signed SSL certificate…and then use the directives from the HTTP SSL module…to serve our site over HTTPS.…
I already have our development VM booted up,…
- Installing NGINX on Linux
- Configuring a virtual host
- Installing PHP and MariaDB for the LEMP stack
- Securing sites with NGINX
- Creating SSL certificates
- Reverse proxies
- Load balancing
Skill Level Intermediate
DevOps Foundations: Infrastructure as Codewith Ernest Mueller2h 6m Intermediate
1. Install and Configure NGINX
2. The Linux, NGINX, MySQL, and PHP Stack
3. NGINX Security
4. Reverse Proxies and Load Balancers
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