What is meant by application hardening?
What is meant by the term "application hardening?" How do I get started hardening my apps?
Application hardening is a process to changing the default application configuration in order to achieve greater security. For example, one can
configure the Apache Web server in a more secure manner by modifying the
Editor's note: One place to learn more about application hardening is in this free chapter from Hardening Linux.
This was first published in October 2004