Linux Server Security Guide: Part 3

Network Security
When it comes to network security, your firewall is one of your most important tools. It is generally a good idea to have multiple lines of defense, such as a router-level firewall and also a server-level firewall that is software-based. Usually, you can block most ports with your firewall, and only allow […]

Prevent DoS Attacks with Mod_Evasive for Apache

Of all the security threats to your server, few are as difficult to prevent as DoS (denial of service) attacks.  A DoS attack occurs when someone with malignant intentions uses software to overload your server with traffic, either through security holes or through standard traffic methods.  With a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack, the […]

Dedicated Server Security Threats: Part 1

Lurking around every corner is a potential threat to your server.  If your server is to survive threats to its security, you have to prepare it and harden its protective safeguards.  The following are just a few of the threats that you should be aware of and be able to prevent or fight.
1. Botnet – […]