How to secure your site with SSL

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SSL is becoming more and more important. This episode of our weekly hangout with Rackers +Alan Bush and +Drew Cox as we discuss SSL, how to secure your site with SSL, and Rackspace’s new tools to improve the process of setting up a secure site.

Hangout 2-5-2015
How to Secure Your Site with SSL

@AlanBush
@DrewCoxSA
Lindsey Anderson – Managed Operations Linux Admin

What is SSL/Why Does it Matter? (3:34)
How Does SSL Work at Rackspace (11:17)
Q&A – Wildcard SSL (14:45)
How Have the Google Changes Impacted the Need for SSL? (21:34)
SSL and the Heartbleed Bug (23:02)
Generating a CSR in the Rackspace Cloud Control Panel Demo(24:42)
Multiple Sites on 1 IP and SSL (34:49)
Q&A – SSL Load Balancer Management (35:42)
SSL Expiration (38:21)
SSL and Load Balancer Failover (39:41)
Page Errors – Secure/Non-Secure Traffic (42:11)
SSL and Nginx (43:34)
What’s Next for the Rackspace CSR Generator? (44:33)
Wrap Up (46:20)

Links:

Rackspace CSR Generator
https://csrgenerator.rackspace.com

Create a CSR in the Cloud Control Panel
http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/create-a-csr-in-the-cloud-control-panel

Google – HTTPS as a Ranking Signal
http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal.html

Unified Communications Certificate (SANS UCC Certificate)
https://www.digicert.com/unified-communications-ssl-tls.htm

What is a Multiple Domain (UCC) SSL Certificate?
http://info.ssl.com/article.aspx?id=12157

Rackspace Community – CSR Generator
https://community.rackspace.com/general/f/34/t/433


Duration: 48:1
Publisher: Rackspace
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