Mitigate Cyber Security Risks with NIST Recommended Controls to Secure SSH

LAUREN HORAIST | January 5, 2016

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The Secure Shell (SSH) protocol has been used for well over a decade, but its use has typically flown under the radar of security teams. As a result, this protocol, which was initially designed to secure remote access between systems, has also had the unintended consequence of creating major security holes in mission critical assets. Recognizing the risks, NIST recently released an Internal Report that highlights the prevalence of SSH within the enterprise IT infrastructure, common vulnerabilities associated with SSH and recommended controls to better secure SSH and protect critical systems.

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