Server Security Setup on Linux server

This project was awarded to truelogicsovw for $17 USD.

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Hi, I have got a new dedicated Linux server, and would like the following to be setup:

# Updating kernel to the latest release + security patches (grsecurity/openwall)
# Thorough security audit
# Installation and configuration of firewall (KissFirewall/Bastille Firewall/APF)
# Installation of security updates as released by OS/Control Panel vendor
# Installation of custom software as required by software
# Configuration changes as desired by customer
# Disabling of unused and insecure services
# Removal of insecure packages and unnecessary software
# Regular scans for easy-to-guess users passwords
# Log auditing for unusual activity
# Investigating hacking attempts
# Restoring files from backup
# Anti-spam configuration
# Anti-virus configuration
# Anti-DoS/DDoS kernel code tweaking
# Default system users removal
# SSH server hardening
# Mod_Security (Intrusion detection and prevention engine for web applications)
# Securing /tmp directory
# Kernel tuning with sysctl
# Snort (Network Intrusion Detection System)
# Acid (Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases)
# Smartd (HDD Reliability monitor)
# SIM (System Integrity Monitor)
# PRM (Process Resource Monitor)
# SPRI (System Priority)
# BFD (Brute Force Detection)
# PMON (Socket Monitor)
# Tripwire (keeps track of every file being moved/edited in the system)
# CHkrootkit (Rootkit/Exploit scanner reports sent daily)
# Nessus Installation

Please only bid if you are able to keep within my budget.

Payment Terms:
100% upon proof of completion.

## Deliverables

1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.

2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).

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