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I have followed the basic tutorials but is there more I can do to secure my VPS?

Posted August 19, 2014 1.7k views

I’m new to the world of sever side development and want to make sure my sever is secure.

I have already taken a few steps to beef up security:
1) I use SSH keys
2) I have installed fail2ban
3) I have set up IP tables
4) I have followed the ‘how to secure MySQL’ tutorial

Are there any other steps I should/could be taking to improve security?

My VPS is running ubuntu and have Java, Tomcat and MySQL installed. I use my server to run a mobile android app.

Thanks so much!

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change your default ssh port

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