Tag Archives: security

Suggestions for Nginx Hardening/Security

This is a quick brief listing of suggestions for Nginx web server hardening or security items to check. Firstly, lots of this is mentioned in the Nginx instance of the ‘Awesome’ series of sites on GitHub specifically on Nginx Security. … Continue reading

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How to close open BIND-based DNS servers

With DNS Amplifiers being used more and more in DOS type network attacks, we’ve been in contact with customers who have ‘open’ DNS resolvers and servers within Network Presence, but a quick and simple way to “lock down” your BIND … Continue reading

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Securing /tmp & other Linux Webhost “tightening” measures

As per a post in our Forums, we’ve recently outlined how to get your Linux system a separate /tmp filesystem, which won’t allow executables and has other values to keep ‘nefarious’ content out of /tmp In this post we outline … Continue reading

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