It’s best practice to configure Apache to use a suitable TLS configuration. Ubuntu uses “available” and “enabled” directories to switch functionality on and off for this and other settings, located under “/etc/apache2”.
In this post I’ll be discussing the commands needed to create a self-signed certificate for use in an Apache SSL or TLS configuration.
In this brief blog post, I wanted to run through the steps needed to configure Apache to use SSL and TLS. I will also discuss the importance of configuring the apache cryptosystem correctly, by disabling less preferable protocol versions due to a variety of security concerns (SSL 2.0, SSL 3.0, and TLS 1.0).
Here is my election statement as a candidate for BCS Council. Track my progress on my candidate page.
I thought I’d write up my experience of applying for Charted IT Professional (CITP), through the BCS. I recently secured this, slightly overdue, qualification and thought it would be a useful exercise to write some notes up on my blog in case there are any others seeking something similar.