Today I share my thoughts on the part that multi-factor authentication plays in securing Linux devices at home.
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Security Tip # 5 – Encryption
Encryption can look like a minefield for the average user. And it is a large topic, worthy of several posts on its own. In this post I share some simple (and hopefully achievable) principles I follow in this space.
Security Tip # 4 – Software updates
Applying software updates automatically or often is an important part of securing your home devices.
Security Tip # 3 – sudo
sudo is an important part of security on a Linux system.
Security Tip # 2 – SELinux or other mandatory access control
SELinux is an important part of security on a Linux system.
Security Tip # 1 – OS-level Firewall
My first tip for security Linux at home is to enable and use an OS-level firewall. Read on to find out why.
My Top 10 Tips for Securing Linux @home
IT Security is about knowing our context, understanding the threats in it and securing accordingly. Read on for Part I of the top 10 things I look for when securing my own home Linux installations.
Securing a home Linux installation
You’ve just installed a Linux variant on your laptop and you’re ready to play. But wait! Have you thought about security? Read on for three facts that inform my approach to personal ICT security.