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

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

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

For Debian Linux 9 (CIS Debian Linux 9 Benchmark version 1.0.0)

CIS has worked with the community since 2010 to publish a benchmark for Debian Linux

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Other CIS Benchmark versions:

For Debian Linux (CIS Debian Linux 7 Benchmark version 1.0.0)

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Want to skip most manual steps?

Arrow Use a CIS Hardened Image

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CIS Hardened Image available for Benchmark version 2.0.0

Arrow Assess and/or remediate

Only Available to CIS SecureSuite Members

Remediation Kit available for Benchmark version 1.0.0

CIS-CAT Pro is included with membership and can automatically test for compliance and remediate with this benchmark.

Information Hub : CIS Debian Linux Benchmark


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