Replace TMG Without Breaking the Bank

2016-03-08 KENNETH 0

Replace TMG Without Breaking the Bank What do you do when you’ve invested your IT strategy into a product that’s been cancelled? If you chose Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) as your security solution that’s the question you’re now facing. In 2012, Microsoft announced that it was discontinuing TMG and ending all support for it on April 14, 2020, even for critical security vulnerabilities. Now anyone with TMG in their network is on the clock to find a suitable replacement before this date. Secure and scale Microsoft Exchange with NGINX Plus Fortunately, NGINX Plus has all the critical features you need to replace TMG. It is a complete application delivery platform that provides load balancing, caching, DDoS mitigation, security controls, and all the key features you relied on in TMG in an easy-to-use software package. Use NGINX Plus to [ more… ]

NGINX Wins Silver Stevie Award for Outstanding Customer Support

2016-03-08 KENNETH 0

NGINX Wins Silver Stevie Award for Outstanding Customer Support NGINX products are known for their superior performance and quality, and we believe our customers deserve equally superior support. Because open source NGINX – the world’s most popular web server for high traffic sites – is free, customers who purchase NGINX Plus rightly expect outstanding technical support as part of the value of their paid subscriptions. Providing excellent support is a fundamental component of our business model and our company success. We are honored that the NGINX Plus customer support team has won a Silver Stevie award in the 2016 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The award demonstrates our commitment to helping customers achieve success in developing and delivering their applications with performance, reliability, security, and scale. We are delighted to be named among many other innovative brands and [ more… ]

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DROWN Vulnerability CVE-2016-0800 in OpenSSL Misses Most NGINX Users

2016-03-03 KENNETH 0

DROWN Vulnerability CVE-2016-0800 in OpenSSL Misses Most NGINX Users A new OpenSSL vulnerability (CVE-2016-0800), called DROWN, was recently announced. It affects older versions of several widely-used server technologies: SSLv2, an old version of the Secure Sockets Layer protocol. Most up-to-date websites don’t use SSL at all, having moved to TLS (Transport Layer Security) IIS v7. An older version of Microsoft Internet Information Services NSS 3.13. Network Security Services, a widely used cryptographic library The DROWN vulnerability is described on the dedicated website, The DROWN Attack. It stands for Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption, and makes vulnerable websites susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks. DROWN is unusual in that it does not require a site to actively use SSLv2 or other vulnerable protocols. A site is vulnerable if it supports one of the vulnerable protocols or shares a private key with [ more… ]

nginScript – A New and Powerful Way to Configure NGINX

2016-03-02 KENNETH 0

nginScript – A New and Powerful Way to Configure NGINX The following is adapted from a presentation given by Igor Sysoev at nginx.conf 2015, held in San Francisco in September. You can view the video of the nginScript talk on YouTube. Table of Contents 0:27 nginScript Beginnings 1:30 The Lua Module 2:23 Choosing JavaScript 3:33 JavaScript VMs 4:04 V8 Issues 6:15 The nginScript VM 7:51 The State of nginScript 9:10 The nginScript Interface 9:58 $r.response 11:34 Questions and Answers 0:27 nginScript Beginnings Since the start of NGINX’s development, I’ve wanted NGINX to have the ability to run scripts inside the server. I first attempted to implement this capability in 2005. At that time I tried to embed Perl – which was, and still is, my favorite language for general scripting. Perl has some drawbacks, however, that make it unsuitable as [ more… ]

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Join NGINX Across the Pond in London at QCon, March 7-9

2016-03-01 KENNETH 0

Join NGINX Across the Pond in London at QCon, March 7-9 NGINX will be in London at QCon on March 7-9. Come meet us! Learn from web performance and DevOps experts why so many of the most innovative developers choose NGINX and NGINX Plus to deliver their websites and applications. We’ll show you how to optimize your websites and build resilient systems at scale. Drop by booth #1 to: Discover how NGINX and NGINX Plus best fits into your app architecture. Chat with our tech experts about the benefits of adopting public, private, and hybrid cloud services. Get some cool NGINX swag – ask us how you can get your very own NGINX t-shirt! See you in London! The post Join NGINX Across the Pond in London at QCon, March 7-9 appeared first on NGINX. Source: Join NGINX Across the [ more… ]