Publisher description for Hardening Linux / John H. Terpstra ... [et al.]

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Counter Bulletproof your system before you are hacked! From the publisher of the international best-seller, Hacking Exposed, here is a brilliant new offering written with a passion for security that will help you make the necessary upgrades and take the essential steps to secure your Linux systems. The concise and consistent approach breaks down security into logical parts, giving you actions to take immediately, information on hardening your system from the top down, how to plan and maintain an interative security strategy and finally, how to navigate the "soft issues" of how to garner management and employee support for your security strategy. Features examples in the most frequently used enterprise Linux distributions, Red Hat Enterprise Server 3.0, SuSE SLES 8.1 and a sneak preview of SuSE SLES 9.0

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Linux, Operating systems (Computers)Computer networks, Software maintenance, Computer networks Security measures