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Hardening Linux / James Turnbull.

By: Turnbull, James.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Expert's voice in open source: Publisher: Berkeley, CA : New York : Apress ; Distributed by Springer-Verlag, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 552 p.).ISBN: 9781430200055; 1430200057.Subject(s): Linux device drivers (Computer programs) | Computer security | Operating systems (Computers) | Software maintenance | Computer networks -- Security measuresAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Hardening Linux.LOC classification: QA76.76.D49 | T87 2005Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Hardening the basics -- Firewalling your hosts -- Securing connections and remote administration -- Securing files and file systems -- Understanding logging and log monitoring -- Using tools for security testing -- Securing your mail server -- Authenticating and securing your mail -- Hardening remote access to e-mail -- Securing an FTP server -- Hardening DNS and BIND.
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"Learn how to quickly secure your Linux hosts and applications against attack."--Cover.

Hardening the basics -- Firewalling your hosts -- Securing connections and remote administration -- Securing files and file systems -- Understanding logging and log monitoring -- Using tools for security testing -- Securing your mail server -- Authenticating and securing your mail -- Hardening remote access to e-mail -- Securing an FTP server -- Hardening DNS and BIND.

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James Turnbull is the author of five technical books about open source software and a longtime member of the open source community. James authored the first and second books about Puppet, and works for Puppet Labs, running client services. James speaks regularly at conferences including OSCON, Linux.conf.au, FOSDEM, OpenSourceBridge, DevOpsDays and a number of others. He is a past president of Linux Australia, has run Linux.conf.au and serves on the program committee of Linux.conf.au and OSCON. James is Australian but currently lives in Portland, Oregon. His interests include cooking, wine, political theory, photojournalism, philosophy, and most recently the Portland Timbers association football team.

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