Lab Hardening a Linux System sudo lynis update info

Lab hardening a linux system sudo lynis update info

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Lab – Hardening a Linux System [email protected]:~/Dowloads/lynis$ sudo ./lynis update info 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? 3 How many Suggestions did you receive? 2 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? Program update status.. What is your suggested solution? Update the program. References Lynis: © 2016 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public. Page 5 of 5
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