Explaining Hardening To Novices
The concept of Hardening and Hardness is borrowed from military and battle vocabulary. A military target is said to be hard or soft depending on how well it is defended or fortified. When you step into an IT Security role, it helps to think of your own servers or assets as potential targets to your enemies. As a defender of these assets, it becomes important to harden these targets, to thwart your attacker.
In First Watch E001 We discuss how to explain Hardening to a Novice.
See accompanying blog post here. https://www.hardprime.com/explaining-hardening-to-novices/