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How to Install Nginx with ModSecurity v3.0

Mod Security is an open-source web-based firewall application (or WAF) supported by different web servers: Apache, Nginx and IIS. Mod Security’s Open Source availability has resulted in it becoming one of the world’s most popular Web application firewalls and this application layer firewall is developed by Trustwave’s SpiderLabs and released under Apache License 2.0. Mod […]

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Joomla Security – Top 10 tips to secure your website

You might be familiar with JOOMLA!. It is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) for publishing web content. Behalf of its excellence JOOMLA had secured several awards. It is based on a model–view–controller web application framework that can be used independently of the CMS that allows you to build powerful online applications. The […]

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cPGuard – Essential Security Suite for cPanel Servers

cPGuard is an essential security addon for web hosting servers to help administrators to fight against malware threats and injections. As it exclusively works based on File System changes ( no more mod_security or FTP hooks dependency alone ), we can detect and scan any real-time changes on the server. In addition to malware/virus scanning, […]

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Why choose Malware Expert Commercial ModSecurity Rules ?

No matter how well a web server is configured, it is useless if it’s not properly secured. It’s a famous saying, ‘a chain is as strong as its weakest link’. As a system admin you have to address all vulnerabilities of your server. Since one single untreated vulnerability will be exploited by an attacker and […]

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How to Securing Web Server

Here in this tutorial we are talking about the basics of the steps required when securing Web server. Hacking is regularly performed by automated scripts written to scour the Internet in an attempt to exploit known website security issues in software. Here are 8 basic tips to help keep your server safe secure and online. […]

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Processing phases of Modsecurity

ModSecurity is an open source, cross-platform web application firewall (WAF) that can be deployed to secure web servers like apache, IIS and Nginx. Modsecurity works on powerful language of rules and its API allows monitoring of HTTP(S) that is coming in and out of your web server, to keep your web applications up and running […]

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How SecRemoteRules working ?

ModSecurity SecRemoteRules directive allows the user to load rules from a remote server. Requirements Internet connection ModSecurity at least 2.9.x How SecRemoteRules Works 1. When HTTP daemon starts, it loads the configuration files. 2. Configuration files have the SecRemoteRules directive, which tries to connect the Remote Server load rules. 3. When the connection is created […]

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WAF (Web Application Firewall)

Cloud Web Application Firewalls Cloudflare Cloudflare’s enterprise-class web application firewall protects your Internet property from common vulnerabilities like SQL injection attacks, cross-site scripting, and cross-site forgery requests with no changes to your existing infrastructure. Read more – https://www.cloudflare.com/ AWS WAF AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common […]

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Web Application Firewall

A Web Application Firewall protects Web servers from malicious traffic and blocks attempts to compromise the system. While proxies generally protect clients, WAFs protect servers. A WAF is deployed to protect a specific web application or set of web applications. A WAF can be considered a reverse proxy. WAFs may come in the form of […]

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