Gentoo Hardening Part 1: Introduction to Hardened Profile

In this tutorial, we’ll talk about how to harden a Linux system to make it more secure. We’ll specifically use Gentoo Linux, but the concepts should be fairly similar in other distributions as well. Since the Gentoo Linux is a source distribution (not binary, as most other Linux distributions are), there will be enough details provided to do this in your own Linux distribution, although some steps will not be the same.