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Internet Access: Security Basics

Apr 05, 2014, Posted in sosb, infosec, basics

Secure Configurations for Network Devices such as Firewalls, Routers, and Switches

  • Establish a secure perimeter
  • Enable the security features on the existing hardware from your ISP
  • Change the default passwords and document them
  • Use unique passwords for all devices

Don't reinvent the wheel, use existing industry guidance

  • Center for Internet Security
  • NIST's Secure Configurations
  • Audit your devices with Nipper or hire a consultant to do it for you
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