Check if your site has secure headers to restrict browsers from running avoidable vulnerabilities.
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Mitigate the security vulnerabilities by implementing necessary secure HTTP response headers in the web server, network device, etc.
Currently, it checks the following OWASP recommended headers.
Wondering how to implement them?
You may refer HTTP header implementation guide to configure them in Nginx, Apache, IIS, CDN, etc.
Several pieces of info a server transmits to a user's browser are known as HTTP Security Headers. By giving guidance on how to handle the page and its resources, it serves the main objective of strengthening web application security. Additionally, web developers must ensure they are correctly configured for outstanding protection.
To enhance your website, HTTP Security Headers transmit commands to a user's browser on how to handle the web page and its resources. It can create a more secure communication channel between your browser and the web server. Vulnerabilities like XSS and CSRF can be avoided.
Additionally, it can manage cross-origin resource sharing, control MIME types, enforce content security policies, and prevent clickjacking attacks.
Whenever configuring HTTP security headers, be aware of these common avoidable steps:
For specific guidance on configuring headers, consult the documentation of your web server environment.
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