Primer on HTTP Security Headers

What are HTTP headers? HTTP headers are a list of key-value pairs which are sent along with HTTP requests and responses. Let us take an example with below request(left) and response(right): In the above snapshot, we can see that we have an HTTP request being sent to Host. Along with that request/response, we see Key:Value pairs, these are HTTP Headers. These look similar to YAML format. HTTP headers let the client and the server pass additional information with an HTTP request or response....

December 4, 2022 · 10 min · Aditya Telange