Home page logo

basics logo Security Basics mailing list archives

Secure host newbie
From: xilopublic1 () ca inter net
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 15:04:21 US/Eastern

Hi there,
  I'm going to put a host on the internet in a day or two, it will be closed to public
during the development stage.  We 
have a lot of services to setup and I was wondering about security issues for each of
these services.  We will be 
running this on a Redhat 7.3 base system.

The services we will have are HTTP (Apache), private FTP, SSH access, POP server for our
users, SMTP for users 
that would have to use ours, SSL for secure money transactions, might have news server,
might have a MP3 stream 
server and will have home-made servers for home-made clients.

Now, before I ask you guys a whole lot of newbie questions, I would like to read good
documents on these topics.  
Howtos, documentation, tutorials, books, all kinds of references are appreciated,
especially if I can get them free! 
(Since our budget is extremely limited).


Ethical Hacking at the InfoSec Institute. Mention this ad and get $545 off 
any course! All of our class sizes are guaranteed to be 10 students or less 
to facilitate one-on-one interaction with one of our expert instructors. 
Attend a course taught by an expert instructor with years of in-the-field 
pen testing experience in our state of the art hacking lab. Master the skills 
of an Ethical Hacker to better assess the security of your organization. 
Visit us at: 

  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]