Server SetupRight the first time!
Let us help you get your server setup correctly the first time!
Setting up and securing a server is the most mission critical portion of running a successful web server. If the server is not configured, updated and secured correctly it is open to abuse.
Our Initial Setup and Security Hardening Package is for the server admin that is comfortable maintaining a server and updating as necessary. If your comfortable installing software and updating your system, but not a security expert, then leave the setup to us! We provide thorough setup and security hardening using our custom and proven firewall configurations.
Thorough Security Audit and Appraisal
Ensuring your server is safe and secure as well as assessing its possible vulnerabilities.
Rootkit detection and elimination scans custom-designed by us to stop intruders in their tracks.
Securing of Folder Permissions
This prevents directory transversal by your users stopping them getting to sensitive areas of your server.
Configuration of Logging Services
Configuration of your servers logging to ensure it catches any problems the moment they happen.
System Control Configuration and Optimization
Making sure that your server is performing its best through configuration of the system control files is essential to optimized operation of your server.
Shared Directory Security
Securing of shared directories such as /tmp to ensure that hackers cannot operate in them.
Custom Maximum Protection Firewall
Custom written firewall to protect you from unauthorized connections either in or out of your server as well as hacker and denial of service attacks. This is not a third party script but the real thing.
Your kernel is the primary base of your Linux operating system. We update this to your operating systems latest release, closing security vulnerabilites that may have appeared in earlier revisions.
SSH Security Enhancements
Protecting the gates to your server you need the most secure configuration of your SSH daemon, this comes standard from us.
High Security Services Monitoring Setup
System and service integrity monitored by custom applications from SSMT, Inc to prevent exploits of existing web applications.
Active Load Monitoring
Custom load checking software to ensure availability of services designed to give advance warning of potential server issues.
Port Monitoring with Hacker-Detection
24/7 Port monitoring to alert us and automatically block attacks before they are in motion.
Upgrades to Pre-Installed Software
You only need one hole in your defences to let a hacker through, don't let that hole be on your server. We upgrade all your pre-installed software to the latest stable version released by your OS/Software vendor.
Proc Security Hardening
Proc hardening of your server to deal with services beyond the firewall, to limit unwanted ICMP packets and deal with denial of service attacks while keeping the server resource efficient as well as automatic reporting of attackers.
Deactivation of Unused/Insecure Services
Saving you resources by deactivating services you do not need will boost speed and responsiveness of your server, as well as securing the services that hackers thrive on.
Setup Nameservers/Modify Hostname/Additional IP installation
Setting up DNS nameservers is a critical part of setting up a server for your business, this allows you to offer your private-name DNS nameservers to your clients. Setting your own hostname allows you personalize your server and enforce corporate branding on your server.
This package does not include any monthly monitoring or additional installs. Any additional work would be provided at our normal shop rate of $65.00 per hour.