RE: Hardening CentOS

I'd begin by checking out the CentOS LAMP Hardening project. It's not
complete but mostly talks about what security software is used to secure a
CentOS host. Below is the link:

Also, run nessus against it as it has a suite of CentOS plug-in in order to
check related vulnerabilities.

Hope this helps.

Tony UcedaVelez, CISM, CISA, GSEC
VerSprite - Navigate Beyond Risk

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Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2008 11:54 AM
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Subject: Hardening CentOS


Can anybody help me with some procedures to secure a CentOS server? I am
going to use it for receiving files over Internet with SFTP.

Thank you,


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