[unisog] Linux OS Hardening Guidelines
Duksta, John C.
John_Duksta at brown.edu
Thu Oct 12 18:04:24 GMT 2006
On 10/11/06 7:55 PM, "Tim Lane" <tlane at scu.edu.au> wrote:
>> I am looking for relatively high level 'checklist' style guidelines for Linux
>> (and variants) OS hardening. I envisage a 1-2 page checklist of principles
>> plus some specific more technical recommendations.
>> Would anyone have this sort of guideline documented that they would be able
>> forward to me?
An excellent tool for hardening Linux (and other Un*x) systems is Bastille
Linux. It walks you through a checklist of items to harden and will make
the appropriate changes for you.
Here's a *very* high level checklist for RHEL
Here's a more thorough checklist released by AusCERT and CERT/CC
John Duksta <John_Duksta at brown.edu>
Lead IT Security Engineer
Computing and Information Services
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