Lab Hardening a Linux System This command verifies that this is the latest

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Lab – Hardening a Linux System This command verifies that this is the latest version and updates for the tool at the time of writing of this lab. © 2016 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public. Page 2 of 5
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Lab – Hardening a Linux System Step 3: Run the Tool a. Type the following command in terminal and press Enter : [email protected]:~/Downloads/lynis$ sudo ./lynis --auditor cisco As displayed above, the tool will begin auditing using the user cisco as the auditor. Notice: You will receive warnings . b. To continue with each stage of the audit press Enter . You will receive warnings as shown below. c. You will receive suggestions, as shown below. © 2016 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public. Page 3 of 5
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Lab – Hardening a Linux System d. You will receive a notification for any configuration that is weak as shown below: e. You will receive detailed security enhancement suggestions as well as a final summary which provides the location where you can find the log file. © 2016 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public. Page 4 of 5
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Lab – Hardening a Linux System Step 4: Review Results a. Scroll up to the results section after the tool is finished running. How many Warnings did you receive? 9 How many Suggestions did you receive? 6 b. Scroll through the suggestions and select one. You will research a suggestion that you can implement to address the issue. Which suggestion are you addressing? Checking PAM password strength tools What is your suggested solution? Make the password characters longer and specialized symbols References Lynis: © 2016 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public. Page 5 of 5
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