Articles, tutorials, how-to's about SecureBlackbox
Introductory article about security and encryption in distributed applications.
General description of SSL/TLS protocol
General information about SSH protocol
General introduction to X.509 certificates
Technical description of X.509 certificates
The article reviews using X.509 certificates for user authentication.
The article reviews the method of proper benchmarking your SSL- or SSH-enabled communications.
The article describes various methods of server and client authentication, used in SSH protocol.
Following a number of severe attacks against SSL/TLS protocol discovered in recent years, fresher and safer versions of the protocol, such as TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 are quickly gaining popularity and becoming a new de facto standard across the Internet.
The how-to describes the ways to counteract DoS and DDoS attacks on your SSH or SFTP server.