Switch to or Enable Apache Event MPM in Ubuntu 14.04 for HTTP Connections | Apache 2.4 offers a new event driven MPM which makes Apache work a little like nginx. Here is how to switch to and use event MPM on Ubuntu 14.04!
Analyze SSL Configurations with SSLyze | The command line python app sslyze is an awesome tool to analyze SSL / TLS configurations for a variety of services. This is a great tool to have in your stash.
It is time to switch your HTTPS preferred cipher from RC4_128 (Apache 2.2) | So what was once the preferred cipher to use, is now one to be avoided. Instead of an RC4 cipher, consider using an AES-GCM varient as your go to cipher. Google and Facebook have made the switch, and now the rest of the internet is following.
How to Enable OCSP stapling in Apache | OCSP stapling requires Apache 2.3.3 or later. If you are running a stable Apache 2.4 branch, it is wise to take advantage of this security feature. Here is an example configuration that can be used: