My First 5 Minutes On A Server; Or, Essential Security for Linux Servers - Bryan Kennedy

A murb'ed feed, posted about 11 years ago filed in web, internet, ubuntu, linux, server, security, tips, ssh, unix, root & setup.

Solid advice:

Server security doesn’t need to be complicated. My security philosophy is simple: adopt principles that will protect you from the most frequent attack vectors, while keeping administration efficient enough that you won’t develop “security cruft”. If you use your first 5 minutes on a server wisely, I believe you can do that.

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