Securing Debian Family Linux

An objective, consensus-driven security guideline for the Debian Family Linux Operating Systems.

A step-by-step checklist to secure Debian Family Linux:

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For Debian Family Linux 1 (CIS Debian Family Linux Benchmark version 1.0.0)

CIS has worked with the community since 2019 to publish a benchmark for Debian Family Linux.

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