Finally comes the security of your individual VPS.
As the VPS is a server in its own right it comes with all the security vulnerabilities of any other ‘non-virtual’ server.
This means that a VPS is no more or less secure than running a dedicated server.
Use strong secure passwords for user accounts.
What is VPS and how do you use it?
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) uses virtualization software to partition physical servers into multiple “virtual” servers—each having the ability to run its own operating system and applications.
What can I do with my VPS?
Five (Now Nine) Cool Things You Can Do With A VPS
- Create A Private Sync Service. We all love Dropbox: I know it makes my life easier.
- Deploy A Personal Cloud.
- Encrypt Your Wireless Connections.
- Run Private Analytics.
- Manage Your Projects.
- Develop And Test Your Code.
- Manage Your IoT Devices.
- Run a VOIP Server.
Do I need VPS Hosting?
When it comes to website hosting, a Virtual Private Server (VPS) is the natural progression from a basic shared plan. As your site grows, at some point shared hosting won’t be enough anymore, and you’ll need more resources. Your goal, therefore, is to know when it’s the right time to upgrade to VPS hosting.
How secure is Ubuntu VPS?
How to Harden Ubuntu Server 18.04 in 5 Easy Steps
- Secure Shared Memory. One of the first things you should do is secure the shared memory used on the system.
- Enable SSH Login for Specific Users Only. Secure Shell (SSH) is the tool you’ll use to log into your remote Linux servers.
- Include a Security Login Banner.
- Restrict SU Access.
- Install fail2ban.