Tag: secure

Talos Secure POWER8 Linux Workstation With Fully Open Source Firmware

Raptor Engineering is working and crowdfunding a high-end power8 based desktop computer with zero proprietary firmware blobs in the Talos Secure Workstation. Traditionally IBM, Oracle(Sun), Intel/AMD and others ruled this market segment. But now there is competition to Intel for a desktop computer. Talos Secure Workstation Specs Form factor – ATX Mainboard IBM POWER8 processors […]

How to secure your LEMP stack

How to secure your LEMP stack

LEMP, it stands for Linux, (EngineX) NGINX, MariaDB (or MySQL) and PHP. Due to its flexibility and simplicity, NGINX slowly takes over the Internet. In this tutorial, we will attempt, through examples of bad and good practices, to go through the steps of properly securing your Linux web server. So what is the term Security? Often you can […]

Secure your SSH using two-factor authentication on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial, we will describe the necessary steps to configure two-factor authentication (2FA) using Google authenticator on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. This application includes implementations of one-time passcode generators for several mobile platforms. This method adds another layer of protection to your server adding an extra step to the basic login procedure. Login to […]