Hardening of Operating System

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Topic: Data Centers
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Hardening of operating system is the process to address security weakness in operation systems by developing new shell scripts & implementing the latest OS patches. Also hot fixes, updates and follow the procedures & policies to reduce attacks and system down-time. Hardening of operating systems is the first step towards safeguarding systems from intrusion. Workstations and servers typically arrive from the vendor, developed & installed with a multitude of development tools and utilities, which although beneficial to the system provide potential back-door access to an organization's systems.

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