Add HSTS in Drupal 8 with the Security Kit Module

Adding HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) in Drupal 8 forces web browsers to only load your website with a valid SSL certificate. This improves Drupal security against downgrade attacks and similar man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks. HSTS is similar to a HTTP to HTTPS redirect but within the browser. Below we’ll cover how to install the Security Read More >

WordPress HTTP Headers Plugin – HSTS

The HTTP Headers plugin has the ability to add, and manage, HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) in your .htaccess file to improve WordPress security. This forces web browsers that support HSTS to only load your website a using secure (HTTPS) connection. You must have a valid paid, or free, SSL certificate installed on your website Read More >

Add Feature-Policy in Drupal 8 with the Security Kit Module

The Feature-Policy HTTP header specifies what browser features can be used on a website and its <iframe> elements. The most common browser features among a long list are autoplay (for videos), camera, fullscreen, and microphone. Below we’ll cover how to install the Security Kit module in Drupal 8 and enable Feature Policy. Get high performance Read More >

Add Content-Security-Policy (CSP) in Drupal 8

The Content-Security-Policy Drupal module helps you configure a Header set Content-Security-Policy header to specify what sources your website should load scripts from – (e.g. your own website, embedded YouTube video, and analytics trackers). This forces supporting web browsers to ignore other external requests to mitigate cross-site scripting (XSS) and other code injection attacks. There are Read More >

How to Enable DNSSEC with Cloudflare

In this article, we cover how to implement domain name system security extensions (DNSSEC) with the Cloudflare content delivery network (CDN): Enable DNSSEC Verify DNSSEC is working DNSSEC provides an authentication layer by digitally signing a domain’s DNS records at the authoritative DNS server. With DNSSEC added to a domain, if the DNS cannot be Read More >

10 Ways to Harden Your VPS Hosting

In this article: Security Features Support Options The biggest changes in upgrading from Shared to VPS Hosting are root access and Web Host Manager (WHM). These two capabilities grant you more responsibility for maintaining server security for your content management systems (CMSs), websites, and email solutions. You can access both of these features within your Read More >