It is very essential to ensure that your Linux server is protected to be sure that your data is safe from various hacking stabs and malware attacks. Hardening of server is a very significant method that increases the security of the server with the help of advanced tools and software solutions. Since more and more perilous attempts are being made by hackers to cause harm to personal data of businesses, it has become even more important to ensure safety of servers than it was before. Our Linux server security service is meant to ensure that your system remains safe from viruses, spyware and malware or swine forces that intimidate the security of the server. They can cause harm on a large scale. To ensure that this situation never happens to your Linux servers, avail our security service.

Supported Servers:

  • CentOS, RedHat, CloudLinux, Ubuntu, Debian
  • Plesk, DirectAdmin, Webmin or Plain server

Here’s what we do:

  • Install patches as necessary; do on a regular basis
  • Disable telnet
  • Do an initial hardening of the operating system
  • Remove regular user and world access from c compilers
  • Secure host.conf
  • Install chkrootkit, and set up in cron
  • Install root kit hunter, and set up in cron
  • Install rootcheck, and set up in cron
  • Install logwatch
  • Disable direct root login
  • Only allow certain IP’s access to SSH
  • Install a firewall
  • Recreate the /tmp directory on its own partition
  • Secure shared memory
  • Remove unnecessary packages
  • Set PHP up for safe mode on
  • Turn off server signatures
  • If you are going to grant shell access in a shared environment

Linux Security Software Installations:

  • Complete Server Setup
  • Kernel Updates
  • Selinux config
  • Iptables, CSF or APF Firewall
  • Installing Mod-Security with Advanced Rules
  • Installing ClamAV Anti Virus (Integrating Exim)
  • Installing Maldet (Malicious Code Removal Software)
  • Installing LSM (Linux Socket Monitor) – Optional
  • Installing PRM (Process Resource Monitor) – Optional
  • Uninstalling unnecessary software’s likes cups, xwindows etc.

System Optimization and Hardening measures:

  • Disable direct root login
  • Setting complex root password
  • Secure SSHD Port
  • Secure OpenSSH server
  • sysctl.conf Hardening
  • host.conf Hardening
  • Network Security with hosts.allow & hosts.deny
  • nsswitch.conf Hardening
  • configuring Iptables and TCPwrappers
  • Enable DDOS Protection
  • Root Login Email Notifications
  • Noexec, Nosuid Temporary Directories (noexec Directories such as /tmp, /var/tmp, /dev/shm)
  • Security Updates as released by OS and/or Control Panel
  • Disk partitioning
  • Disk quotas
  • File permissions

Linux Securing Services measures:

  • Disable Unwanted Services
  • Securing DNS
  • Securing MySQL
  • Enable PHP Open_Basedir Protection
  • Enable mod_userdir Protection
  • Securing Console Access
  • PHP Hardening
  • Configuring Anti-Spam Features to Reduce Spam (Enable RBL ACLs, SPF Protection, & Spam Assassin Configurations)

Linux Service Optimizations measures:

  • Optimizing Apache
  • PHP Optimization including Installing Xcache or eaccelerator
  • Mail Services Optimization
  • MySQL Optimization including INNODB and MYISAM Settings

If your server is under spam, DDoS attack or hacked with external scripts under /tmp, we will scrutinize the entire system and fix the problem. Please note that additional charges are applied for recovering or restoring the entire Index hacked Pages back on the server.

Logging and Auditing services:

  • Server Log Analysis using log-watch
  • Monitoring the Server Logs for Hack Related Incidents
  • Trouble Shooting Issues Reported with Logs