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How To Harden MongoDB Server

MongoDB is "a document database that provides high performance, high availability, and easy scalability". In this chapter of our InfoSec System Hardening series, we'll walk you through some of the steps you can take to harden your MongoDB database server. You can refer to the MongoDB Server Documentation for more details about the commands and [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Security, Server Hardening, System Administration|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Harden An NGINX Web Server

The next segment in our InfoSec System Hardening series is how to harden an NGINX Web Server. NGINX is an alternative to the popular Apache Web Server on Linux. In this article, we'll show you some of the basics you'll want to take to secure your NGINX Web Server. To get started, you can follow [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Security, Server Hardening, System Administration|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Harden A MySQL Server

As with any server, whether it be a web server, file server, database server, etc, hardening is an important step in information security and protecting the data on your systems. This guide will show you some basics when it comes to hardening a MySQL Server. Most of these changes are simple lines to add into [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|Categories: Security, Server Hardening, System Administration|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

HTTP/2, HTTPS, Let’s Encrypt, NGINX and WordPress Hardening

If you're running a Wordpress site on a Linux server running NGINX, then you might be interested in setting up a free SSL (HTTPS) certificate using Let's Encrypt. The internet is moving towards HTTPS, and even Google is said to rank HTTPS pages higher than the standard HTTP pages. If you're using Wordpress, you have [...]

Security Settings To Check In iOS 10

As many of us begin to upgrade to iOS 10 that was launched earlier today, we recommend that you check some of these settings to ensure your security and privacy is still in tact. iOS 10 changed some default settings which should be changed back to the defaults from iOS 9. iOS 10 also brings [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Mobile, Security, Server Hardening|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Android Security Basics

Everyone carries around their smartphones these days, and most don't realize the amount of personal data that could be found on them if they ever made it into the wrong hands or got hacked. Securing your smartphone is just as important as securing your personal computer. Today, we'll cover some basics for securing your Android [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Mobile, Security, Server Hardening|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Secure Your Mac

If you're a Mac user, you'll want to make sure you're using your computer as securely as possible. The common notion is that the MacOS is secure out-of-the-box, but the truth is that every Operating System is vulnerable to attacks and hackers. Last week, Apple released security updates for MacOS. The MacOS is fairly secure, [...]

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: Mac, Security, Server Hardening|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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