Securing Linux/Unix

  1. How Secure is Secure?

  2. ALWAYS install the OS in a Pre-Secured Environment
    Examples of such:

  3. Install the latest security patches, updates and packages

  4. Install the latest version of the SSH/SSL tools

  5. Disable ALL unnecessary services

  6. Secure ALL necessary services

  7. Check important file permissions

  8. Watch the system

  9. Watch the news

  10. Watch the sites

  11. Read the books