• How are TCP/IP and HTTP related?

    Understand how TCP/IP and HTTP protocols are related in this networking fundamentals expert response.

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  • How to secure websites using the HSTS protocol

    Learn how to use HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to secure websites and how HSTS prevents man-in-the-middle attacks.

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  • HSTS: How HTTP Strict Transport Security enhances application security

    Many websites are using HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to enhance application security, but is it really more effective than HTTPS?

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  • Set router filters for HTTP, HTTPS, FTP and SMTP

    I have a Win2k server with Terminal Services enabled and the clients work only on a Terminal Server connection (also using Outlook and Internet Explorer). The connection to the Internet is provided by a Netgear ISDN router. The question is, "Why does the router call the Internet if nobody asks for...

    ITKE54,905 pointsBadges:
  • World Wide Web (WWW)

    A technical definition of the World Wide Web is: all the resources and users on the Internet that are using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).

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  • How to use user-agent strings as a network monitoring tool

    User-agent strings, elements of HTTP headers, can be used as a network monitoring tool to reveal information about client networks without affecting network performance or privacy. Learn more in this tip by Richard Bejtlich.

    searchsecurity9,760 pointsBadges:
  • HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)

    HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the set of rules for transferring files (text, graphic images, sound, video, and other multimedia files) on the World Wide Web. As soon as a Web user opens their Web browser, the user is indirectly making use of HTTP. HTTP is an application protocol that runs...

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  • Mozilla proposes Firefox Do Not Track feature to boost browser privacy

    The proposal, which transmits a special HTTP header to websites, may be supported in future versions of Firefox, but in order for it to fully work, websites must also support the feature.

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  • IE toolbar displays HTTP headers of received pages

    Sometimes an admin needs to see the HTTP header information. A toolbar for Internet Explorer is now available that lets admins view the exact HTTP headers for all documents downloaded by IE. It also shows SSL traffic.

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  • Why HTTP can hurt Exchange ActiveSync attachments

    Exchange ActiveSync uses certain custom extensions on the HTTP protocol -- called HTTP "verb" commands -- that are sent in the context of an HTTP request to tell the server what the mobile client is trying to accomplish. If one of these "verbs" is blocked by a proxy, firewall or server-side...

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