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Security Basics


Networking -> Firewalls -> Firewalls
Networking -> Firewalls -> Securing the Server
Networking -> Firewalls -> Securing the Internal Network
Security -> Security
Security -> Real Threats
Security -> Restricting Access
Security -> Passwords
Security -> File Access
Security -> The Root Account
Security -> The Network
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> What You Can Do About It
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> Trusted Hosts
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> FTP
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> NFS
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> Modem Security
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> Backups
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> The Official Word
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> Changing Attitudes
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> System Security
Security -> What You Can Do About It -> Security and the Law


Even small pieces of information about your system can be useful to a hacker.
When an user account is inactive for extended periods, it should be disabled or removed.
No one should have write permission to a users home directory other than the user.
Incorrect entries in a user's .rhosts file could be a security hole
One security common mistake is that the .rhosts file is world-readable
NFS, by it's very nature is insecure.


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