SSH Keys

SSH keys are really neat! The DigitalOcean article on How To Set Up SSH Keys does an excellent job on explaining what SSH keys are and how to create them. In short, SSH keys are much more secure than password based authentication. In this post I will cover a few tips that I find myself frequently searching. Passphrase Create a 4096 bit SSH key. When creating the key, you can specify a passphrase. [Read More]

Securing a Server

This post will cover securing a Linux server. Back in the day, I started with Red Hat 6 and Slackware 4; I still have a book from when I was learning Red Hat 6. I also ended up learning FreeBSD, but I’ll save that story for another post. I’m not claiming to be an expert in server security, but if you follow these tips, it’ll be a good start in the right direction. [Read More]