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Dedicated Server Security options
Server security is important to maintain a secure environment to conduct bussiness without unnecessary complications. There is no single Magic Bullet to handling security. "Best Practices" mandates a Deny all, allow only based on the minimum to allow access. This however is not allows practical and a multi pronged approach is often required to give optimum security results.

  • .htaccess
  • host.deny
  • Firewall

For Management of a server or hosting resources a point to point security model will give optimum protection

This model is primarily for Dedicated Servers. Hosting and shared hosting would only have access to using .htaccess, because of the shared nature of the server.