When we talk about the "cloud" and the services that run on the Internet such as Facebook and Twitter, we cannot avoid talking about servers. Servers interact with clients over the Internet to provide different services, such as streaming videos, hosting gameplay, and serving content. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to set up your very own server with DigitalOcean, a cloud-hosting provider!
After setting up an Ubuntu server, there are many steps you can take to lock it down and discourage attacks. We'll go over some of the basic steps you can do to improve your server's security.