[CentOS] Security Guide for CentOS/RHEL

Thu Sep 18 14:39:01 UTC 2008
Tim Verhoeven <tim.verhoeven.be at gmail.com>

On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Josh Donovan <josh.dvan at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Is there a step by step approach to securing CentOS 4X (or even RHEL 4X)? I don't mean the stuff in the docs/security guide but a working step by step guide? There used to be packages like rkhunter and tripwire but I don't know if the ones in rpmforge/kbs repo are up to date.

The NSA has security guides online, including for RHEL. It seems only
RHEL 5 it seems, but I presume a lot of stuff from it can be used for


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