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Every week at MNX solutions we handle issues from server security and patch management to system recovery and performance tuning. In this blog series, we will review a number of firewall best practices that you can implement today on your server infrastructure. First things first, do you utilize a firewall on your server? If your answer is "no" or you are not sure, this should be one of your top priorities. You have two major choices for a firewall: hardware or software. A quick note on hardware vs. software firewalls Hardware firewalls can protect¬†every machine on a local network (on the inside or DMZ …

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We deal with security related issues nearly every day. Many of these issues could be prevented with a few minor changes to php.ini along with the installation of mod_security. It is simply amazing how many machines are hacked, and then used for the sole purpose of sending spam, denial of service (DoS) attacks or Botnets. Security is a practice of managed risk. The strength of your system security is directly related to your commitment to managing your server. It is not realistic, or possible, to guarantee your system is completely secure. This will be an evolving document, please feel free …

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