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Free CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Practice Question

A newly installed Linux server on your network is found to be running several services by default. Which of the following actions aligns with security best practices and minimizes the server's exposure to potential exploits?

  • Implement a firewall and define rules to protect exposed services against unauthorized access.

  • Disable any services that are not required for the server's role.

  • Apply all available updates and patches to the services currently running.

  • Change the default ports on which the services are running to less common port numbers.

This question's topic:
CompTIA Network+ N10-008 / 
Network Security
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Network Security
Networking Fundamentals
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