Draft guidance for securing servers (NIST)


The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking comment on its draft guidelines for securing servers, released this week.


NIST Special Publication 800-123, “Guide to General Server Security,” makes recommendations for securing server operating systems and software in addition to maintaining a secure configuration with patches and software upgrades, security testing, log monitoring and backups of data and operating system files.


http://www.gcn.com/online/vol1_no1/46239-1.html


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