Originally Published: Saturday, 26 August 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

How to create a Secure Install

It's important to be aware that when you're installing Linux, you're installing a powerful server operating system. As a home user, you probably won't use much of what's installed by default, and anything you don't use is a security risk you don't have to take. This means that most of the install procedure for a user like you or I actually involves not installing things, and then configuring the remaining elements as securely as possible