Category Archives: Security

How to Change RDP Port from Default on Windows Server 2008,2012

As a security practice, it is recommended to update your Windows server’s RDP port (used for managing the server via Remote Desktop Conneciton). To update the RDP port from the default 3389, follow the steps below: Start the Registry Editor by navigating to Start > Run > regedit Locate the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber Click the subkey PortNumber, […]

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Recommended Best mod_security Rules for Secure Web Servers

Mod_security is a popular Apache plugin that serves as a Web Application Firewall, screening requests coming in to the webserver based on a set of configurable rules. The “best rules” for mod_security are often requested, although there is not a ruleset that is absolutely the best. Every website and application has slightly different circumstances, which […]

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