Linux Administrator's Security Guide
by Kurt Seifried
Publisher: Linuxtopia 2008
Table of Contents: Introduction to computer security, Linux installation, physical and console security, Linux administration, backup guide, Linux file system and file security, user authentication, Linux system and user logging, attack detection, testing the security of your Linux system, firewalling overview, network security, software management, encryption, limiting and monitoring users, viruses, Linux VPN overview, kernel security, Linux security resources.
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Linux systems are everywhere today. If you’re a sysadmin, network administrator, or developer in a small Windows shop, you may have to jump in and fix a system problem when your site goes down. This short guide provides tips to help you survive.
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