[CentOS] Hardened ver of CentOS?

Tom Bishop bishoptf at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 15:20:11 UTC 2008


I have used this on my server http://bastille-linux.sourceforge.net/ ...

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 9:44 AM, Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk> wrote:

> Rogelio wrote:
>
>> John R Pierce wrote:
>>
>>> CentOS /is/ a distro,  there is only one centos 'distribution'.
>>>  centos configured with selinux enabled, appropriate firewall rules, and the
>>> minimum number of services required for your application should be fairly
>>> 'hardened' as-is.
>>>
>>
>> Understood.  I meant CentOS-based, but I suppose the "best" way is to just
>> roll something myself.
>>
>> I was hoping to find a nice list HOWTO or script that someone else was
>> using so I wouldn't have to think through everything from scratch.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>
>
> There are some guides around, for example:
>
> http://www.puschitz.com/SecuringLinux.shtml
>
> However security is not a one size fits all solution that can be applied
> off the shelf. You need to assess where *your* risks are and what you should
> do to minimize them.
>
> Hope that helps.
>
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