In today’s world, if you’re not constantly working to secure your servers, you’re already 10 steps behind every hacker on the planet. And if you happen to be a Linux systems administrator, you might think it doesn’t apply to you.
Even though the Linux open source platform is considerably more secure than many other operating systems, there are still things you must do to harden those deployments. If you ignore these tasks, it’s not a matter of if but when your machines will be compromised.
So what do you do? In this TechRepublic Premium article we’ll share a handy list of nine things you should consider for all of your Ubuntu Server deployments. Some of these will be obvious to nearly any administrator, while others won’t. Either way, each of them will go a long way to helping secure those servers.