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Installing and Configuring Configserver Security & Firewall (CSF)
ConfigServer Firewall, or CSF, is a security tool that can help protect your server against attacks and improve server safety. It is a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, login/intrusion detection and security application. It is designed for Linux servers and is free to use. How to install and configure ConfigServer Firewall ConfigServer Firewall will work […]
Set up Firewalld on Centos 7
Setting up FirewallD on CentOS 7 is a relatively easy and straightforward process. FirewallD is a firewall management tool that CentOS 7 servers offer by default. It provides a dynamic managed firewall with support for network/firewall zones. How to set up FirewallD on CentOS 7 Here we show you how to set up FirewallD on […]
Convert CentOS 7 FirewallD to iptables
How to convert your CentOS 7 firewall from FirewallD to iptables, and fix fail2ban On Centos 7, the default firewall is firewalld. Even though this is just a shell interface to configure iptables, it has its limits when it comes to applying advanced rules and customizing your firewall. You can fix this by getting rid of […]
How to Configure SpamAssassin on cPanel
Best Practices for Setting up Apache SpamAssassin on cPanel A global surge in email phishing attacks and fraudulent emails puts you at risk. Here’s how you can protect yourself using prevention strategies outlined in this article. Apache SpamAssassin is an anti-spam email application maintained by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to filter and block unsolicited […]
Just because you don’t have anything of value on your server, doesn’t mean that malicious actors won’t target it. You may be thinking that since your server isn’t even running a website, let alone store customer data, you don’t need to take security seriously. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Cybercriminals today prefer going […]
Best Practices for Password Security A good password is more than just some obscure word or a random combination of characters. Modern password cracking software and computing power can easily break passwords in a surprisingly short time. “password123” can be hacked in 6 seconds. Any password shorter than 12 characters is quick and easy to […]