Nginx – Password Protect Web Directories

Managers of web projects often need to protect their work one way or another. Often people ask how to password protect their website while it is still in development. On an Apache web server, it’s possible to password protect a directory using .htaccess and .htpasswd files. However, .htaccess files are not supported on Nginx. Read More …

Configuring Let’s Encrypt TLS Certificates

Let’s Encrypt® has revolutionized the way to obtain, install and use TLS/SSL certificates for websites and other services. With its Read More …

Microsoft Active Directory Cached Credentials

On Microsoft Active Directory environments, Cached credentials allow a user to access machine resources when a domain controller is unavailable. After a successful domain logon, a form of the logon information is cached. Later, a user can log on to the computer by using the domain account, even if the domain controller that authenticated the user is unavailable. Because the user has already been authenticated, Read More …

Internet Explorer 11 – SChannel – The internal error state is 10013

You may run into Schannel – The internal error state is 10013 message if your website fails establishing TLS connection and usually this could occur using Internet Explorer 11 to connect to modern websites or portals that are using TLS 1.2 or better protocols for encryption. Read More …

Nginx – Configuring Reverse Proxy

A reverse proxy is an in-the-middle proxy service which takes a client request, passes it on to one or more servers, and subsequently delivers the server’s response to the client: basically the communication will be only between the proxy and the client, there will be no direct traffic between these two endpoints. Read More …

Windows Server 2016 – Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

In most Windows Server systems, Enhanced Security Configuration (IE ESC) is designed to protect a server from dangerous websites capable to infect system with malware. When this mode is enabled (it is by default) you will need to add each website you want to see to the Trusted Sites Zone to open all its content in IE. Read More …

Come configurare Windows Hello? (Windows 10)

Send Us a Sign! (Contact Us!) Show More Info This article has total words. (Including header) Windows Hello funziona con Read More …

SSL and TLS Explained

Send Us a Sign! (Contact Us!) Show More Info This article has total words. (Including header) A popular implementation of Read More …

Encrypt a Flash Drive to Secure Its Contents (BitLocker)

Encrypting your removable drive is the best way to protect any data it contains. If you lose an unencrypted drive, Read More …

Methods for Hardening Virtual Machines (VMware)

The official vSphere Security Guide makes a number of recommendations around best practices for virtual machine security. There are also Read More …