Web server

It’s the dishwasher with an insecure web server we deserve

(Photo: Miele) In 2017, previous predictions from Refrigergeddon – where the Internet of Vulnerable Things starts to go malicious – may have landed on the wrong white product, with maker Miele showing how Washergeddon could start. During the weekend, CVE-2017-7240 appeared from Jens Regel of Schneider & Wulf, who said he found a directory traversal […]

Web server

What is a web server? Definition of web server, meaning of web server

Definition: A web server is a computer that runs websites. It is a computer program that distributes web pages as they are requested. The basic purpose of the web server is to store, process and deliver web pages to users. This intercommunication is done using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). These web pages are mostly […]

Web server

Tap PowerShell DSC Resources to Automate Building Web Servers

IT departments use automation to perform repetitive tasks, seeking to save time and reduce errors. Server provisioning is an ideal candidate for automation because the ideal image, with that server’s software and configuration settings, remains the same with each new deployment. Desired State Configuration (DSC), a server provisioning and configuration management technology, allows an administrator […]