‘Securing and Hardening Linux Paper’

Summary

The below linked paper provides you with the initial steps required to harden your Linux system.’

Credit:

‘The information has been provided by Charalambous Glafkos.
The original article can be found at: http://www.infosec.org.uk/media/archive1/papers/Securing_&_Hardening_Linux_v1.0.pdf


Details

Introduction:
This paper is a step by step guide for securing your Linux Systems.

Linux is just another operating system like Windows, Mac, BSD etc. Linux by default is not secured enough compared to Windows which is not secured by default at all. Charalambous has decided to write this paper to give a security prospective on the steps required to build a secure Linux System.

There is no such thing as a perfect or a completely secured operating system. The purpose of this paper is to understand how you can at least provide some kind of security to your system.’

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