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Publication Citation: Guide to General Server Security

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Author(s): Karen A. Scarfone; Wayne Jansen; Miles C. Tracy;
Title: Guide to General Server Security
Published: July 25, 2008
Abstract: The purpose of this document is to assist organizations in understanding the fundamental activities performed as part of securing and maintaining the security of servers that provide services over network communications as a main function. The document discusses the need to secure servers and provides recommendations for selecting, implementing, and maintaining the necessary security controls.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-123
Keywords: host security; server security
Research Areas: Cybersecurity, Threats & Vulnerabilities, Networking, Information Technology
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