Hardening Linux security may seem to be a daunting task for new Linux administrator and security auditor if they try to do it manually. Lynis automates the process of Linux security audit, which is widely used by system administrator, IT security auditor and security specialists. When you run Lynis to scan a system, it generates a report and suggestions that helps to patch up the security loopholes. The following are the procedures that you can perform straightway without anyone’s help. [Read more…]
What is an Audit charter? An audit charter is the base of an audit because every auditor starts his audit with an audit charter. In simple words, an audit charter defines the responsibilities, authority and accountability of an auditor along with the scope of the audit. Normally, a charter also specify the management’s responsibility and their delegation of authority to the IS auditor or audit function to conduct the audit. [Read more…]
Since router is the key to access an organization’s network from the outside world, the maximum security priority should be given to routers that are connected to the Internet and to the important application servers. ISO-27001 has already defined standard router security checklist, which any organization can use to improve their router securities. This post aims to familiarize you with some critical router security checklist so that you can have an in-depth and clear understanding of router security standards.