Number:  5267927
Creation Date:  2019-05-08
Category:  IMT Security
Effective Date:  2021-05-19
Last Reviewed:  2022-12-19
Version:  3.0
Scheduled Review Date: 2023-12-19
Security Classification:  Protected A
Status:  Approved

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Server hardening is a set of techniques used to enhance server security by reducing its attack surface. Hardening implements logical and physical controls to prevent the compromise of Government of Alberta (GoA) IT resources.​

Keywords: security, lifecycle management, user access controls