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July 21st, 2011

5 Basic SSH Security Tips

Security, by suvi.

SSH (Secure Shell) is designed with security in mind. In the old days, people often used Telnet to connect to their servers, but that was back when servers were down the hall, not over the vast expanse of the uncharted Internet. SSH adds a layer of encryption to the transmission, ensuring that you can connect to your dedicated server or virtual private server (VPS) without the risk of having your password intercepted.

Although SSH is more secure than most Internet protocols by default, you can still do more to make it even more secure. The following are five tips for SSH security bliss.

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