Tag: hardening


Owncloud Security Hardening on Debian

Hardening owncloud folders permissions Open a terminal Create a new file nano ~/config_owncloud_permsnano ~/config_owncloud_perms Contents Paste the following into config_owncloud_perms file: #!/bin/bash ocpath=’/var/www/owncloud’ htuser=’www-data’ htgroup=’www-data’ rootuser=’root’   printf "Creating possible missing Directories\n" mkdir -p $ocpath/data mkdir -p $ocpath/assets mkdir -p $ocpath/updater   printf "chmod Files and Directories\n" find ${ocpath}/ -type f -print0 | xargs -0 …

Databases, MSSQL

Hardening a SQL Server

Below are some quick tips that you should follow to secure your SQL Server. Secure sa account with a strong password. Do not use LocalSystem or Administrator accounts for SQL Service. Apply all service packs, updates and hot fixes to Windows system and SQL Server. Delete setup files after installation. Review all passwords for all …

Apache, Linux

Securing Apache Part 1

The following tips are things you can do to make your apache server more secure. Before you begin to follow the tips below, locate your apache’s configuration files first. Common places for apache’s configuration files are: /etc/apache2/apache2.conf, /etc/apache2/httpd.conf and /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default. Before you make any changes, MAKE BACKUP COPIES OF YOUR FILES. Here we go: 1. …