Discuss system hardening strategies and techniques including updates and patches, default logon/passwords, anonymous access, removal of unneeded services, separation of production and development environments, and settings such as password length and complexity by answering the following questions:
- What hardening guidelines or standards are you familiar with?
- What steps have you taken to harden systems?
- What function do each of the strategies discussed serve?
- Citation Style: Follow APA
- At least 300 words