FIRE-4590 - Active firewall
Depending on the type of system and sensitivity of the data being stored and processed, a firewall is advised.
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Linux and Unix System Hardening
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Lynis is a technical security audit tool for systems running Linux, UNIX, *BSD, and macOS. It is open source software and free to use. The project has an active community, and can also be found on GitHub.
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