Linux Security Cookbook (2020)

Linux Security Cookbook Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes Linux Security Cookbook Computer security is an ongoing process a relentless contest between system administrators and intruders A good administrator needs to stay one step ahead of any adversaries which often involves a c
  • Title: Linux Security Cookbook
  • Author: Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes
  • ISBN: 9780596003913
  • Page: 395
  • Format: Paperback
Linux Security Cookbook Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes Computer security is an ongoing process, a relentless contest between system administrators and intruders A good administrator needs to stay one step ahead of any adversaries, which often involves a continuing process of education If you re grounded in the basics of security, however, you won t necessarily want a complete treatise on the subject each time you pick up a bComputer security is an ongoing process, a relentless contest between system administrators and intruders A good administrator needs to stay one step ahead of any adversaries, which often involves a continuing process of education If you re grounded in the basics of security, however, you won t necessarily want a complete treatise on the subject each time you pick up a book Sometimes you want to get straight to the point That s exactly what the new Linux Security Cookbook does Rather than provide a total security solution for Linux computers, the authors present a series of easy to follow recipes short, focused pieces of code that administrators can use to improve security and perform common tasks securely.The Linux Security Cookbook includes real solutions to a wide range of targeted problems, such as sending encrypted email within Emacs, restricting access to network services at particular times of day, firewalling a webserver, preventing IP spoofing, setting up key based SSH authentication, and much With over 150 ready to use scripts and configuration files, this unique book helps administrators secure their systems without having to look up specific syntax The book begins with recipes devised to establish a secure system, then moves on to secure day to day practices, and concludes with techniques to help your system stay secure.Some of the recipes you ll find in this book are Controlling access to your system from firewalls down to individual services, using iptables, ipchains, xinetd, inetd, and Monitoring your network with tcpdump, dsniff, netstat, and other tools Protecting network connections with Secure Shell SSH and stunnel Safeguarding email sessions with Secure Sockets Layer SSL Encrypting files and email messages with GnuPG Probing your own security with password crackers, nmap, and handy scriptsThis cookbook s proven techniques are derived from hard won experience Whether you re responsible for security on a home Linux system or for a large corporation, or somewhere in between, you ll find valuable, to the point, practical recipes for dealing with everyday security issues This book is a system saver.
Linux Security Cookbook Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes

  • READ BOOK ✓ Linux Security Cookbook - by Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes
    395 Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes
  • thumbnail Title: READ BOOK ✓ Linux Security Cookbook - by Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes
    Posted by:Daniel J. Barrett Richard E. Silverman Robert G. Byrnes
    Published :2019-08-25T06:35:14+00:00

One thought on “Linux Security Cookbook

  1. Jon

    This has aged reasonably well since 2003 the main problem is that a few of the hardening tips e.g source address verification are now defaults This is a Good Thing Otherwise, like most of O Reilly s Cookbook series very clear directions for a number of specific tasks that serve as an entry point to involvement in the topic Remarkably good for reference when later on you remember oh, I know I came across a way to do that The structure makes content per page fairly low, but the utility very high [...]

  2. Edward

    Good overall recipe book A little dated but a great one stop trusted place to get awnsers when ou need them.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *