Securing and Optimizing Linux: The Ultimate Solution
by Gerhard Mourani
Publisher: Open Network Architecture, Inc. 2001
Number of pages: 876
This book is intended for a technical audience and system administrators who manage Linux servers, but it also includes material for home users and others. It discusses how to install and setup a Linux Server with all the necessary security and optimization for a high performance Linux specific machine. This book tries to be different by talking about only the essential and important information that the readers want to know by eliminating all the nonsense.
Download or read it online for free here:
by K. Fenzi, D. Wreski - Linuxtopia
This document covers some of the main issues that affect Linux security. General philosophy and net-born resources are discussed. The document is not meant to be a up-to-date exploits document, it will tell you where to look for such information.
by Paul Sheer - Prentice Hall PTR
In-depth, real-world coverage of every key aspect of system administration: user management, security, networking, Internet services, package management, C programming, kernel compilation, hardware configuration, and much more.
by Steve Frampton
This documentation will attempt to summarize the installation and configuration, as well as the day-to-day administrative and maintenance procedures that should be followed to keep a Linux-based server or desktop system up and running.
by Dave Wreski - linuxsecurity.com
This document is a general overview of security issues that face the administrator of Linux systems. It covers general security philosophy and a number of specific examples of how to better secure your Linux system from intruders.