Linux security: Top 10 tips
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10 Linux security tips in 10 minutes
Red Hat: Pass phrases instead of passwords
PAM: Account locking for Linux
Shell game: Managing Bash command history
BackTrack: The must-have free security tool
OSSEC: Host intrusion detection
Linux and IT infrastructures: Avoiding security blunders
SELinux Policy Editor: Removing micromanagement from administrative control
YaST control center: Novell AppArmor
OpenVPN: IPSec-like security with IPSec-less simplicity
SUSE security: Forgotten passwords, AppArmor
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James Turnbull, Linux security expert
James Turnbull works for the National Australia Bank as a Security Architect. He is also the author of Hardening Linux, which focuses on hardening Linux hosts including the base operating system, file systems, firewalling, connections, logging, testing your security and securing a number of common applications including e-mail, FTP and DNS. He is also the author of Pro Nagios 2.0, a book that looks at enterprise management using the Nagios open source tool.
21 Mar 2007