Web server security solution

Network requirement

An organization is planning to deploy a Web server. A online ticketing system which would be using an online payment system would be hosted on the same. Since payment transactions are done online, the security is of utmost priority. An appropriate

web server security solution needs to be identified.

Networking solution

The organization can deploy a HTTPS based server (IIS or Apache) and install SSL certificates. SSL certificates are used to protect data (confidentiality) and prove the identity of the Web Server (Authentication). SSL certificates can be purchased from organizations like Verisign, Thwate, Godaddy etc. Once the SSL certificates are purchased, it can be integrated with the Web server providing an appropriate Web server security solution.

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