All Posts tagged as "web-security"

What happens when you hit using HTTPS

While making a simple request to to see that simple search page, there are a lot of things going on behind the scenes to keep you secure. Understanding this flow will give you a lot of confidence in various topics like Digital Certificates and Signatures, Symmetric/Asymmetric key encryptions, Certificate Authorities and how they all work together to help you have secure communication.


Web security unknowns: Same-origin Policy

Attacks like CSRF or XSS are still not clear to many of us. It is not because they are super hard to understand, but it requires some basic understanding of concepts like SOP, CORS, CSP, HTTPS. Let's start with what's Same-origin Policy