Like every other Operating System Linux not free from security issues. These issues can be anticipated and averted only with suitable preventive steps. However, sticking to the buttoned-down techniques for securing the Linux systems such as locking the network, minimizing risk by locking down the system and restricting the access to only a few people are mere safe play and not the right measures a system administrator should take on to tighten up the security. These steps might be applicable to the average installation to some extent, but not much. We made an attempt to assemble some of the most feasible techniques for ensuring best security for your Linux system. Here’s our list of top 10 Linux security tips for system administrator.

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