User:OrenBochman/Labs 1

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Starting LabsEdit

Best Practice Tip :Disable or remove any unneeded services or daemons on the host.
Best Practice Tip :Disable or remove any unneeded user accounts.
Best Practice Tip :Disable or remove any unneeded network protocols.
Best Practice Tip :Configure logging and check the logs for any possible attacks.
Best Practice Tip :Run an intrusion detection system on the host.
Best Practice Tip :Patching the operating system with the latest security updates.
Best Practice Tip :Lock down user accounts as much as possible, especially root or administrator accounts.
Best Practice Tip :Close all ports that are not needed or not used.
Best Practice Tip :Use encryption for logging in to the server.

DiscussionEdit

Any questions or would you like to take the test?