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Old 03-15-2005, 09:04 PM
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Server security?


Hi all,

I like to know the best solution for the below issues:

1. Server security?
2. Server monitoring tools?
3. Anti - Virus software?
4. Anti- Spam software?
5. Best network connection to the server?
6. Best tools for stop hacking?
7. Overall what are the best things we need to do to run a smooth and secure server?

Looking forward for lot of opinions, which help everyone reading this!

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Old 03-15-2005, 11:20 PM
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Depends on the operating system.

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Old 03-16-2005, 05:18 AM
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errr how long is a piece of string really.............IMHO linux based server security is the way to go.

"7. Overall what are the best things we need to do to run a smooth and secure server?"
.......if you are overhauling/implementing your entire network security I think the best answer may be......a consultant

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Old 03-16-2005, 07:49 AM
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Without the operating system, it is difficult to give any suggestions as Steve has stated.

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Old 03-16-2005, 08:22 AM
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also, are you looking at the Appliance options, or software based solutions?

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Old 03-16-2005, 09:45 AM
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If you have not secured a server before, at least hire a professional a few times before doing it yourself.

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Old 03-16-2005, 08:29 PM
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I am looking for Windows server, I am not asking for my servers as it is handled by highly qualified technicians, I like to know myself for knowledge wise and I like to check myself whether I have good idea of those issues comparing with others.

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Old 03-17-2005, 02:05 AM
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Keep kernels updated, grsecurity, mod_security, APF filtering outbound and inbound traffic, harden /tmp mount noexec, do the same with and /dev/shm and listen to TLG, he knows his stuff

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Old 03-17-2005, 02:33 AM
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I am looking for Windows server
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Keep kernels updated, grsecurity, mod_security, APF filtering outbound and inbound traffic, harden /tmp mount noexec, do the same with and /dev/shm and listen to TLG, he knows his stuff
As the OP has mentioned he is specifically looking for suggestions on the Windows/Microsoft platform not unix.

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Old 03-18-2005, 07:51 AM
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Old 03-18-2005, 07:54 AM
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What is your current network security setup? What are we securing?

Some background would certainly be useful.

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Old 03-18-2005, 08:42 AM
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Well, if you are using Redhat Linux, cPanel has some nice tools for Spam Resistance, and Email... Not quite sure about the anit-hacking though...

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Old 03-18-2005, 08:55 AM
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by BSIndia
[B]I am looking for Windows server


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Old 03-18-2005, 11:07 AM
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