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Bulletproof SSL and TLS

Understanding and deploying SSL/TLS and PKI to secure servers and web applications, by Ivan Ristić

This book, which provides comprehensive coverage of the ever-changing field of SSL/TLS and Internet PKI, is intended for IT security professionals, system administrators, and developers, with the main focus on getting things done. Available as paperback and in a variety of digital formats: PDF, EPUB, Kindle, and online. No DRM.


Our Books

Apache Security FREE  2005  
This all-purpose guide for locking down Apache arms readers with all the information they need to securely deploy applications. Administrators and programmers alike will benefit from a concise introduction to the theory of securing Apache, plus a wealth of practical advice and real-life examples.

The complete guide to deploying secure servers and web applications.This book, which provides comprehensive coverage of the ever-changing field of SSL/TLS and Web PKI, is intended for IT security professionals, system administrators, and developers, with the main focus on getting things done.

The definitive guide to the popular open source web application firewall, written by Ivan Ristić, the principal author of ModSecurity. This book contains everything you need to successfully deploy and maintain a ModSecurity installation, in one place. A subset of this book, ModSecurity Handbook: Getting Started, is free.

OpenSSL Cookbook FREE  2013
This free book provides complete coverage of OpenSSL installation, configuration, and key and certificate management. The appendix includes SSL/TLS Deployment Best Practices, a concise guide to designing and deploying secure web sites and applications.

Digital Books from Other Publishers

In addition to publishing our own books, we provide digital distribution services to other publishers. The following books are currently distributed by us:


News

Free Apache Security Now Available
10 February 2015

Apache Security is the latest free book in our offering. It is a digital reprint of Ivan's well-known title originally published by O'Reilly in 2005. You can read it online straight away, or download it for later (PDF, EPUB, Kindle) after registration.

Free ModSecurity Handbook: Getting Started Now Available
3 February 2015

ModSecurity Handbook: Getting Started is our latest free book. It's made of the first four chapters of ModSecurity Handbook. You can read it online straight away, or download it for later (PDF, EPUB, Kindle) after registration.

Feisty Duck Sponsors EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation
21 January 2015

Feisty Duck is happy to sponsor the work of the Electronic Frontier Foundation by donating a Bulletproof SSL and TLS licence for all their employees.

Bulletproof SSL and TLS Now Available
5 August 2014

We are very pleased to announce that the first edition of Bulletproof SSL and TLS is now available for purchase in paperback and digital formats.

Bulletproof SSL and TLS Early Access
30 January 2014

Our next book, Bulletproof SSL and TLS, is now available for purchase, for those interested in having early access to the manuscript.