FOCUS on Linux: Installing Linux

by Peter Merrick Sept. 1, 2017 via Symantec

A large number of organisations and individuals are utilising Linux servers in their production environments (especially as Internetwork servers). The problem remains however, that Linux, when installed "straight out of the box" is relatively insecure. This is supported by the relatively large number of Linux hosted web sites that are being defaced (for example, see To overcome these security problems, a multiple staged approach to securing Linux needs to be undertaken.