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Hardening Linux

By James Turnbull

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"Hardening" is the process of protecting a system and its applications against unknown threats. Hardening Linux identifies many of the risks of running Linux hosts and applications and provides practical examples and methods to minimize those risks.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-444-5
  • 584 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: January 31, 2005
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
  • eBook Price: $31.99
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Full Description

“Hardening” is the process of protecting a system and its applications against unknown threats. Hardening Linux identifies many of the risks of running Linux hosts and applications and provides practical examples and methods to minimize those risks. The book is written for Linux/UNIX administrators who do not necessarily have in-depth knowledge of security but need to know how to secure their networks.

What you’ll learn

  • The base operating system and firewall with iptables
  • Connections to your hosts
  • Fie systems and files
  • Email servers
  • IMAP and POP servers
  • FTP servers

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