Improving SSH Security on Linux

This is a quick post to inform you of some ways to keep your Linux machines well protected from hackers and bots. Today I realised some of these so called hackers had been brute forcing my web servers for the last few days; luckily they didn't prevail but it got me thinking. I'm going to tell you the steps I took to secure my server even further than it already was, and hopefully help you avoid the same troubles.