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Eleventh Hour Security+ by Ido Dubrawsky

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Server OS Hardening

Server OS hardening can be a very complex and daunting task. However, by following a standard set of procedures and utilizing tools like security templates and MBSA, this task can be made significantly easier and can result in improved security across your network. One of the first tasks to focus on is deciding which services and protocols need to be enabled and which should be disabled.

Enabling and disabling services and protocols

When you are considering whether to enable and disable services and protocols in relation to network hardening, there are extra tasks that must be done to protect the network and its internal systems. As with operating systems discussed earlier, it is important to evaluate the current needs and ...

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