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Linux Server Security Tutorials & cPanel Security Hardening Guides

cPanel is a very robust control panel in terms of general code security, but on default cPanel installations cPanel security isn’t 100% hardened. That’s why we’ve written useful and practical cPanel Security tutorials to help you with your cPanel Server Security Hardening.

Follow our Linux Server Security tutorials, as well as our cpanel security hardening guides, prevent hacking, data loss and angry customers screaming at your phone. Start securing your cPanel server today.

How to Add a Comment to an existing SSH Public Key

Question: I have an existing SSH key (public and private), that was created with ssh-keygen, however now I need to add a comment to that existing key. How can I Add a Comment to an existing SSH Public Key? Sometimes users need to add a comment to their ssh-key, this is required in colleges, unversities, campus and also…

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How to Install CSF Firewall on cPanel

CSF Firewall is one of the most complete and robust iptables based firewalls in the Linux industry. It was created by ConfigServer LTD and offers a complete security suite for cPanel servers. Today we will explore how to install CSF Firewall on cPanel. Introduction CSF is often seen as a very advanced firewall, for this lot of newbies…

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WHM Security Hardening – cPanel Security Step by Step

cPanel and WHM come with some security settings activated by default, however there are lot of things you need to do after the initial cPanel installation to have a secure cPanel server. On this post I will explore how to harden cPanel and increase the WHM Security. Note: this is not a complete cPanel security guide. This is…

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Hardening HTTP Response Headers on Apache, Nginx and cPanel

HTTP Response headers is the information that HTTP servers shows you back when you request content from HTTP or HTTPS  protocols. On this post you will learn how to start hardening HTTP response headers HTTP Response headers are used to get technical information about the software running on the server, type of cache configured, security policies used, among…

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Nginx: Install Let’s Encrypt SSL on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

Let’s Encrypt free SSL certificates are one of those things that are changing the internet history. For those who still don’t know what is: Let’s Encrypt offers free SSL certificates for eveybody. And today I will show you how to install Let’s Encrypt SSL on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 operating systems. Introduction Let’s Encrypt was founded to…

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How to Install Comodo WAF on cPanel

Web Applications are the #1 target of internet attacks. That’s why using web application firewalls like ModSecurity can help to reduce the risk of attacks. Today we will show you how to Install Comodo WAF on cPanel servers. If you combine a perfect software like ModSecurity with the fantastic rule set from Comodo, then you are increasing your Web…

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Install ConfigServer ModSecurity Control (cmc) on cPanel

ConfigServer ModSecurity Control (cmc) is a WHM plugin developed by ConfigServer, the creators of the famous CSF Firewall. On this tutorial we will explore how to install ConfigServer ModSecurity Control in your cPanel server. CMC is a plugin for your WHM that lets you manage and control ModSecurity rules, the configuration and how this affect your users. It…

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