Simple things to improve your system's security

Monday, 4 November 2002, 6:27 PM EST

Here are some small and simple things that you can do to improve the security of your OpenBSD system.

Some of the things discussed in this article are:

- Do Not Allow root Logins Over SSH
- Learn to Use Groups and File Permissions
- Learn to Use File Flags
- Change /etc/motd
- Use Long and Secure Passwords
- Create MD5 Digests and Compare Them Regularly

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