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Defense In Depth | Posted 9 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Remote Admin With A Linux Bastion Host | 2,844 views

A bastion host is a publicly accessible computer that has been hardened to protect the running services. A Linux-based bastion host is a good tool for allowing secure remote administration. The operating system is free and can be locked down …

Defense In Depth | Posted 2 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Mitigating WordPress Brute Force Attacks | 2,593 views

An interesting entry showed up in the ISC Diary. A company found that one of their customers was attempting brute force attacks against other customers using WordPress. Brute force attacks are rather simple in nature. They do not attempt …

Defense In Depth | Posted 1 Jan 2007 | Comments Off on Mitigating SSH Brute Force Attacks | 2,713 views

Occassionaly, users require remote access to a server to gain shell access or upload files. If your users are accessing the server from known IP addresses, your job is easy. You can simply restrict SSH access to those IP addresses …