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Source: Sys-Con - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Server Security People who are familiar with me know that there are two things I’m not forgiving about. The first is backups, the second is security. If backups interest you, perhaps we can discuss it some other time. This time we’re going to discuss security.

I’m going to outline in the following article some of the best practices I’ve learned along the years and help you “almost brick up, but not just yet” or “harden” your Linux server.

While reading this article, however, I suggest also reading this article as well. As we both try to tackle the same issues. I believe both articles eventually represent the same views in a different guise.

All of the ideas I’m coming up with are already implemented in shk. I suggest downloading shk, reviewing the code and using it.

Read this full article at Sys-Con

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