Hardening your systems with Bastille Linux

Thursday, 16 August 2007, 12:12 AM EST

System administrators need to secure their systems while avoiding locking them down so strictly that they become useless. Bastille is a software tool that eases the process of hardening a Linux system, giving you the choice of what to lock down and what not to, depending on your security requirements. It bundles many of the tasks routinely done to securely configure a Linux system into one package.

Bastille is a set of Perl scripts that run as an interactive program, asking questions for each step of the hardening process.

At Linux.com

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