How to Secure and Harden OpenSSH Server

    Date 09 Jul 2020
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    Posted By Brittany Day
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    Looking to secure and harden your OpenSSH server? Check out this tutorial, which provides valuable tips and advice on how this can be done.

     

    When it comes to accessing remote devices such as servers, routers, and switches, SSH protocol comes highly recommended given its ability to encrypt traffic and ward off anyone who might try to eavesdrop on your connections.

    Be that as it may, the default settings of SSH are not infallible and additional tweaks are needed to make the protocol more secure. In this guide, we explore different ways that you can use to secure and harden OpenSSH installation on the server.

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