Here are some vital points to be considered when setting up and configuring your cisco devices.
- Physically secure the device
- Use secure passwords (secrets)
- Enable SSH access
- Enable port security
- Disable HTTP and HTTPS access
- Disable unused ports
- Disable Telnet (Ensure only SSH is enabled and secured with a secret password) or any other form of Authentication.
Kindly scroll through the blog post under the category “Cisco” to see how these steps are performed (configured).