Linux Security
Craig Hunt Linux Library
By Ramón J. Hontañón
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: February 2006
Pages: 374

Authoritative Answers to All Your Linux SecurityQuestions—Specifically for Linux Administrators

This is the most complete, most advanced guide to Linux securityyou’ll find anywhere. Written by a Linux security expert withover a decade of experience, Linux Security teaches you,step-by-step, all the standard and advanced techniques you need toknow to keep your Linux environment safe from threats of all kinds.Hundreds of clear, consistent examples illustrate these techniquesin detail -- so you stay on track and accomplish all your goals.Coverage includes:

  • Understanding information and system security procedures
  • Developing a corporate security policy
  • Designing and deploying an effective system and networkmonitoring strategy
  • Managing the network services offered by Linux servers
  • Understanding Sendmail security, including authentication andprivacy
  • Providing application-level mail security using PGP
  • Designing and deploying an Apache HTTP server, including SSLextensions
  • Securing your Samba server
  • Building a network layer firewall using IPtables and Linuxkernel v.2.4
  • Using the NEC SOCKS5 transport layer firewall
  • Deploying the TIS firewall toolkit
  • Offering secure remote connectivity with IPsec and PPTPVPNs
  • Adding strong user authentication to Linux servers usingKerberos
  • Understanding the Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules(PAM)
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