Web server security


Sharing content can be done by running a web server. This knowledge domain explains how to set up a web server securely and protect your sensitive data.

Popular web server software like Apache and nginx are used to share web applications with the rest of the world. While web applications themselves are typically a target for attackers, it is also the web server itself that needs to be secured. In this knowledge domain, we learn how to set up a web server and restrict its access depending on the type of usage.

Topics: HTTP, HTTP headers, HTTPS

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Apache HTTP server


  • Apache installation and configuration