Category Application Security

HTTPS Communication: How it works?


Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol with the SSL/TLS protocol to provide encrypted communication and secure identification of a Web server. Here’s how Verisign, one of the leading SSL Certificate Authority, describes about SSL: Web servers and Web browsers rely on the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to […]

How to secure JMX Console in JBossAS?


JMX Console is a very useful/powerful administration console for JBossAS.  I’ve rarely seen admins making full use of it. Irrespective of the usage, I’d recommend that to be kept in the JBoss deploy directory. Fine. Let’s now think towards securing it, which is not often done. Here’re the step-by-step instructions. I’ve tried this with JBossAS […]