Five Easy Ways to Secure Your Linux System

On the heels of last week’s entry on using DenyHosts, and Nikto the week before that; I thought it appropriate to continue in the security vein with five more simple techniques that you can use to protect your systems. These include using account locking, limiting cron use, using DENY access to services, refusing root SSH logins and changing SSHD’s default port.

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 Account Locking
 Cron Restriction
 Deny, Deny, Deny
 Deny SSH by Root
 Change the Default Port