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The Basics of Managing Your Linux System

The Basics of Managing Your Linux System

If you’re already used to Windows systems, it’s fairly understandable that Linux might feel like Quantum Mechanics or advanced Calculus. For starters, its interface (or lack of interface) doesn’t look anything like Windows. And secondly, the underlying system framework runs its processes very differently.  Continue reading

Guide to Linux Patch Management

Guide to Linux Patch Management

People all over the world have become accustomed to software updates. Today, almost everyone uses a personal computer and owns a smartphone. Every day, the words “an update is available” flashes across screens everywhere. Way too often, these updates are ignored. Personal experiences with buggy updates have scared day-to-day technology users into mistrusting updates when alerts come across their screen. Unknowingly to some, pushing off some of these updates may be put their devices at risk. Continue reading

Linux Server Hardening: Best Practices

Linux Server Hardening: Best Practices

There’s a common misconception out there today: Linux is safe - Windows is not. This simply isn’t true. While there may be more vulnerabilities and risks out there for Windows operating systems - our ways of looking at this need to change. Instead of looking at the chances of risk, a more binary approach needs to be taken. Continue reading