How to secure web servers and database servers

Web servers are one of the most targeted public faces of an organization.  Securing a web server is as important as securing the website or web application itself and the network around it.
Although securing a web server can be a daunting operation and requires specialist expertise, it is not an impossible task to achieve.  Long hours of research and an overdose of coffee and take away food, can save you from long nights at the office, headaches and data breaches in the future.  Irrelevant of what web server software and operating system you are running, an out of the box configuration is usually insecure.  Therefore one must take some necessary steps in order to increase web server security.
Click here to learn more on how to secure web servers and database servers.

Web servers are one of the most targeted public faces of an organization.  Securing a web server is as important as securing the website or web application itself and the network around it.

Although securing a web server can be a daunting operation and requires specialist expertise, it is not an impossible task to achieve.  Long hours of research and an overdose of coffee and take away food, can save you from long nights at the office, headaches and data breaches in the future.  Irrelevant of what web server software and operating system you are running, an out of the box configuration is usually insecure.  Therefore one must take some necessary steps in order to increase web server security.

Click here to learn more with the help of our security tips on how to secure web servers and database servers.

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  2. Pankaj

    How do I know that my web application is accessed by human beings or some automated system. I came to know that many tools are available for fetching ( Crawl the web pages ) from live server and extract the data. The performance of web server is down at this time. How to prevent web application from such a spy.

    March 9, 2010 at 7:37 pm Reply