Benchmark: Security Headers Best Practices


Security headers are HTTP response headers that define whether a set of security precautions should be activated or deactivated on the web browser. It will protect your website from some common attacks like XSS, code injection, clickjacking, etc. This benchmark performs a check for following HTTP response headers:

  • Content-Security-Policy
  • HTTP Strict-Transport-Security
  • Permissions-Policy
  • Referrer-Policy
  • X-Content-Type-Options
  • X-Frame-Options


Install the mod:

mkdir dashboards
cd dashboards
powerpipe mod init
powerpipe mod install github.com/turbot/steampipe-mod-net-insights

Start the Powerpipe server:

steampipe service start
powerpipe server

Open http://localhost:9033 in your browser and select Security Headers Best Practices.

Run this benchmark in your terminal:

powerpipe benchmark run net_insights.benchmark.security_headers_best_practices

Snapshot and share results via Turbot Pipes:

powerpipe benchmark run net_insights.benchmark.security_headers_best_practices --share