Linux Security for Beginners
Publisher: Linuxtopia 2008
There is really no such thing as a truly secure system as long is it is connected to a network. With careful planning and system configuration it is quite possible to create a secure environment that will cause the hacker to move on to the next, easier target without rendering the entire system useless. The purpose of this book is to provide a step by step approach to securing a Linux system from outside attack. It is designed to be used and understood by both new and experienced Linux users.
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