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    How To Protect SSH With Fail2Ban on CentOS 7

    While connecting to your server through SSH can be very secure, the SSH daemon itself is a service that must be exposed to the internet to function properly. This comes with some inherent risk and offers a vector of ...
    By Brennen Bearnes Firewall Security Networking CentOS
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    How To Protect WordPress with Fail2Ban on Ubuntu 14.04

    WordPress is a very robust content-management system (CMS) that is free and open source. Because anyone can comment, create an account, and post on WordPress, many malicious actors have created networks of bots and se...
    By Brook Shelley WordPress Security Ubuntu
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    How To Protect an Nginx Server with Fail2Ban on Ubuntu 14.04

    When operating a web server, it is important to implement security measures to protect your site and users. Protecting your web sites and applications with firewall policies and restricting access to certain areas wit...
    By Justin Ellingwood Nginx Security Firewall
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    How To Protect an Apache Server with Fail2Ban on Ubuntu 14.04

    When operating a web server, it is important to implement security measures to protect your site and users. Protecting your web sites and applications with firewall policies and restricting access to certain areas wit...
    By Justin Ellingwood Security Apache Firewall
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    How Fail2Ban Works to Protect Services on a Linux Server

    Fail2ban is a daemon that can be used to monitor the logs of services and ban clients that repeatedly fail authentication checks. It is a great tool to help protect against brute force attacks and malicious users. I...
    By Justin Ellingwood Security Firewall Monitoring Conceptual
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    How To Protect SSH with Fail2Ban on Ubuntu 14.04

    Fail2ban is a daemon that can be run on your server to dynamically block clients that fail to authenticate correctly with your services repeatedly. This can help mitigate the affect of brute force attacks and illegit...
    By Justin Ellingwood Security Firewall Linux Basics Ubuntu
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    How To Protect SSH with fail2ban on Debian 7

    SSH is a very convenient tool for remotely administering your servers. However, it does open your machine up to brute force attacks designed to crack your password and gain access to your machine. In this guide, we ...
    By Justin Ellingwood Security System Tools Debian
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    How To Protect SSH with fail2ban on CentOS 6

    fail2ban provides a way to automatically protect virtual servers from malicious behavior. This tutorial shows you how to download the required EPEL repository needed to install Fail2Ban, copy the Configuration File, ...
    By Etel Sverdlov Security Monitoring CentOS
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    How To Protect SSH with fail2ban on Ubuntu 12.04

    fail2ban provides a way to automatically protect virtual servers from malicious behavior. This tutorial shows you how to install Fail2Ban, copy the Configuration File, configure the fail2ban defaults, and find out how...
    By Etel Sverdlov Security Monitoring Ubuntu