Posts tagged with security.

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots
VPS Uses | Jul 25, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 9 min read

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots

There’s a ton of Docker uses those who are both minimalists and sysadmins—use it to run GUI apps locally or set up a honeypot for ultimate VPS security.

SSH two-factor authentication
Tutorials | May 25, 2018 | By Joel Hans | 10 min read

SSH two-factor authentication: How to enable on your VPS

Easily enable SSH two-factor authentication to ensure that would-be attackers can’t easily access your VPS. Combine with SSH keys for even more security.

Development | Sep 12, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 14 min read

The Equifax fiasco: Here’s what devs need to learn

You might have heard about the massive Equifax data breach from September 2017, but have you thought about what it means for VPS security?

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Tutorials | May 22, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 11 min read

Tutorial: VPS Security Audits Using Lynis

We’ve written in the past about general security-focused steps you can take to protect your VPS, such as enabling SSH authentication or general server maintenance, but there comes a time …

Tutorials | Mar 20, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 4 min read

How to enable 2FA on your SSD Nodes dashboard

Here at SSD Nodes, we can’t recommend enough that our customers turn on two-factor authentication (2FA) as soon as they create their account and launch their first virtual private server …

Development | Mar 17, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 2 min read

Secure your VPS with one simple password trick

Most people who operate a VPS understand one of the fundamentals of password best practices: never use the same password in more than one location.

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Tutorials | Mar 06, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 13 min read

Connecting to your VPS with SSH and improving security

As soon as your new virtual private server (VPS) is partitioned, you’ll probably want to log in and get started. SSH is your answer.