How to Audit Your Linux System’s Security with Lynis

    Date 04 Jun 2020
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    Posted By Brittany Day
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    Looking to improve the security of your Linux system? Then you'll want to consider auditing your system with Lynis. Learn how this can be done in a detailed tutorial.

    If you perform a security audit on your Linux computer with Lynis, it will ensure your machine is as protected as it can be. Security is everything for internet-connected devices, so here’s how to make sure yours are safely locked down.

    Lynis performs a suite of automated tests that thoroughly inspect many system components and settings of your Linux operating system. It presents its findings in a color-coded ASCII report as a list of graded warnings, suggestions, and actions that should be taken.

     

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