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Trim: 7.5 in x 9.25 in
Publication Date: Nov 2007
Are you one of the millions of SysAdmins running a Linux server who can't find a current book on Linux security? Well..this is the book for you. How to Cheat at Securing Linux Servers is designed to help you deploy a Linux system on the Internet in a variety of security roles. This book provides practical instructions and pointers concerning the open source security tools that we use every day. This book shows you how to use your Linux skills to provide the most important security services such as encryption, authentication, access control, and logging. While writing the book, the authors had the following three-part structure in mind: locking down the network, securing data passing across the network, and protecting the network perimeter with firewalls, DMZs, and VPNs.The Perfect Reference for the Multitasked SysAdmin
* Discover Why "Measure Twice, Cut Once" Applies to Securing Linux
* Complete Coverage of Hardening the Operating System, Implementing an Intrusion Detection System, and Defending Databases
* Short on Theory, History, and Technical Data that Is Not Helpful in Performing Your Job
Member of CompTIA's Linux+ Advisory Committee, Chair of Linux Professional Institute Advisory Council, Phoenix, AZ