Linux server hardening

Part 1: Audit and Scanner tools:
Lynis:
Download from https://cisofy.com/download/lynis/

Extract and run it:

wget https://cisofy.com/files/lynis-2.2.0.tar.gz
tar xf lynis-2.2.0.tar.gz
sudo chown -R 0:0 lynis
cd lynix
sudo ./lynis audit system

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