Web Server Protection Project

Practice your web server protection skills with this project.

2 hours, 42 minutes

Project Description

Secure a real web server in this hands-on project containing ten challenges. You will need to work with an Apache web server installed on a virtual machine to implement network filtering, add cookies to access log, harden the host OS, identify tampered binary files and complete other tasks to ensure that your web server is properly protected.


Project VM Keys


Key files for the virtual machine used in the project.
Project Files

File - 02:00:00

Files you will need to complete the project.
Project Challenges


Description of challenges you need to complete as part of this project.
Project Solutions


This document contains solutions to the project challenges.
Project Hints Video

Video - 00:22:00

This video provides useful hints to help you solve the project challenges.
Project Walkthrough Video

Video - 00:20:00

This video walks you through the project, explaining what needs to be done in each of the challenges.

Plans & pricing

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