Ubuntu Server Hardening Guide: Quick and Secure

Ubuntu hardening for servers and desktops The system hardening process of a server is critical during and after installation. It helps the system to perform its duties properly and stay secured as much as possible. This blog post about Ubuntu system hardening will look into the most critical steps to take first. More detailed system hardening steps can be added on top of these, for which we will share some tools and guides at the end. As most security guides […]

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OpenSSH security and hardening

Securing the OpenSSH service SSH (Secure SHell) is a commonly used protocol for secure data communications between systems. It is rare to find systems not having this service running. As this opens up a potential gateway into the system, hardening the configuration of the SSH server is an important step in server hardening. In this guide,¬†we will harden the OpenSSH service and increase the security defenses of the system. We will focus on several common configuration options of SSH and […]

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