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Guide to General Server Security

Published

Author(s)

Karen A. Scarfone, Wayne Jansen, Miles C. Tracy

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
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-123
Report Number
800-123

Keywords

host security, server security

Citation

Scarfone, K. , Jansen, W. and Tracy, M. (2008), Guide to General Server Security, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=890008 (Accessed October 27, 2021)
Created July 25, 2008, Updated May 4, 2021