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IPFire is designed to be secure by default, however it can be further hardened so that it is even more difficult to attack. Hardening includes;
Please discuss changes to this guide in this post in the forum.
This guide uses two scales:
|Impact (security benefit)||A. MAJOR||B. SIGNIFICANT||C. MINOR|
|Effort (to implement)||1. LOW||2. MEDIUM||3. HIGH|
For example, items which are categorized
|A. MAJOR||1. LOW|
are highly recommended, as they are both easy to implement and have a high security benefit.
While items which are
|C. MINOR||3. HIGH|
will be helpful, but need only done for a high-risk environment or if you are a bit paranoid!
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