Next Steps

After implementing these changes, you’re well on your way to having a secure Linux environment. However, this is certainly not all you should do to protect your Linux servers. As threat actors continue to become more adept at breaking into Linux environments, it’s important to stay one step ahead.

Begin to develop a security portfolio with Linux in mind—from Linux antivirus solutions that provide more complete protection your servers to PAM solutions that use granular access controls for your IT administrators. By implementing the security basics, building holistic protection for your infrastructure, and continuing to stay vigilant, you’ll be ready to face the new and evolving threats against Linux. 


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Now that you’ve closed security gaps by fixing misconfigurations, it’s time to tackle your other biggest security risk: your employees. Put your end users to the test with phishing simulations. Learn more about how to launch a successful campaign by enrolling in our Best Practices for Effective Phishing Simulations eCourse.