Free Lifetime SSL for NGINX using LetsEncrypt, without downtime

by Emily Serverwise, January 19, 2023

How to obtain a free SSL certificate from LetsEncrypt without any downtime and set it up in NGINX web server configuration.


Secure your DNS with dnsmasq, dnscrypt-proxy and Cloudflare

by Emily Serverwise, December 30, 2022

Is your internet access being censored and your privacy violated by DNS hijacking? Learn how to use Cloudflare’s secure DNS protocol to encrypt your DNS requests and bypass censorship. Our step-by-step guide shows you how to set up and configure dnscrypt-proxy on your RHEL machine using dnsmasq and NetworkManager. Protect your online activity and access the internet freely with secure DNS.


How to install NGINX WAF module in Fedora Linux

by Danila Vershinin, February 19, 2022

How to easily set up WAF module protecting your NGINX powered websites in Fedora Linux. Install prebuilt NGINX WAF module.


How to install and configure CAPTCHA NGINX module in CentOS/RHEL

by Danila Vershinin, October 8, 2021

Implementing CAPTCHA image generation and validation using NGINX module


Stop installing phpMyAdmin

by Danila Vershinin, December 31, 2020

Keep your server safe by not installing phpMyAdmin and using MySQL GUI tools readily available for installation on your workstation


Best practice secure WordPress NGINX configuration for Plesk

by Danila Vershinin, September 18, 2020

WordPress Security WordPress is the most popular CMS for running a website. As such, it is the target for all kinds of malicious bots. The most effective way of reducing security risks associated with WordPress is the proper server configuration. Secure WordPress NGINX configuration must be built on the assumption that any unknown script is […]


Best practice secure NGINX configuration for WordPress

by Danila Vershinin, September 5, 2020

We review and approach to secure NGINX configuration for WordPress prevents launching malicious scripts and only allows core and plugin files execution


NGINX Security Headers, the right way

by Danila Vershinin, May 31, 2020

How to add NGINX security headers without configuration pitfalls and in a consistent way that will make your website safe for visitors


Protecting Magento 2 from SPAM registrations

by Danila Vershinin, March 4, 2020

Fight SPAM registration in Magento 2 by fixing… Magento 2.


How to install the ModSecurity NGINX module in CentOS/RHEL 8

by Danila Vershinin, February 20, 2020

Here’s how to easily install ModSecurity for NGINX in CentOS/RHEL 8.