Letsencrypt

Node-RED Secure Installation

Node-RED has traditionally been used for tapping into hardware devices and API endpoints to construct workflows in a drag and drop interface. It is quite extensible given you can add your own code and data manipulations. I’ve seen Node-RED used to connect into power metering hardware which cleans up the data feed, customises the output to multiple destinations (in this case Splunk and an output file). A quick YouTube search shows there are many possible home automations with Node-RED.

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Building MISP

This is part 3 of TheHive/Cortex/MISP build. In this part were installing MISP. Links to the previous articles are here: Part I - Building TheHive Part II - Setup reverse proxy for TheHive Part III - Building MISP Part IV - Building Cortex Part V - Adding analyzers to Cortex Part VI - Setup reverse proxy for Cortex Part VII - Integrate TheHive and Cortex Part VIII - Integrate MISP to TheHive

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Adding Letsencrypt SSL

Adding a digital certificate from LetsEncrypt was not to hard to achieve. Instead of reinventing the wheel there were 2 documents that I followed from the Bitnami support pages. The high level steps are taken from this link https://docs.bitnami.com/aws/how-to/generate-install-lets-encrypt-ssl/ Download the lego client Generate a certificate supplying your email address and domain Configure the web server to use the new certificate Restart the web server Test to ensure you have the certificate installed correctly Setup auto renewal via crontab The next thing I went about doing is ensuring that http is redirected to https.

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