Recommended Security Headers Settings for Nginx

Securing your web server is crucial to protect against various web vulnerabilities. Adding security headers to your Nginx configuration is one effective way to enhance security. Here are some recommended security headers and their settings:

  • Strict-Transport-Security (HSTS): Purpose: Enforces the use of HTTPS for the specified duration, protecting against man-in-the-middle attacks. Configuration:
add_header Strict-Transport-Security "max-age=31536000; includeSubDomains" always;
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