LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Advisory Watch: October 24th, 2014
Linux Security Week: October 20th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Server Security
We have thousands of posts on a wide variety of open source and security topics, conveniently organized for searching or just browsing.



The Linux vs. Windows Security Mystery  13 May 2011 
Source: Tech News World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
"NSA recommending Vista for home security is merely a reflection of the reality of monopoly in the retail space," said blogger Robert Pogson. "In the USA probably as few as 2 to 3 percent of users use GNU/Linux, so a recommendation is almost useless." Those who are serious about security "are already aware of SELinux, a product of the NSA. The NSA is merely recommending that folks move on from XP, a poor OS poorly supported by M$."
 
What the Sony PlayStation Network Attack Can Teach Us About Database Security  12 May 2011 
Source: ThreatPost - Posted by Alex   
Sony’s PlayStation Network was breached between April 17 and April 19 and was taken offline by Sony on April 20. At the time of this writing, the service is still not available and it might not be available until the end of May. Much speculation has ensued on what has actually happened and the information released by Sony does not always match up with what is published elsewhere in print or on the Internet.
 
Windows Vista for Better Security? I Don't Think So.  10 May 2011 
Source: PC World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The National Security Agency (NSA) recently published a report, "Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Secure" (PDF) in which it makes numerous recommendations designed to help home computer users avoid malware and other common problems.
 
Survey: Insider data breach more common than you may think  20 April 2011 
Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Last issue we talked about the recent survey of IT managers concerning risk management in their enterprises conducted for Courion. Today we'll look at another recent survey which included IT managers -- and more.
 
A hardened approach to system security  18 April 2011 
Source: Computer World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Primarily a Windows article, but good general security ideas as well. "Glenn Phillips, president of Pelham, Ala.-based Forté, says that the dedicated Windows workstations his company sells to hospital emergency room administrators must not only be secure, but absolutely tamperproof as well. After all, lives depend on the machines' flawless operation."
 
Back up your data before April Fools' Day  01 April 2011 
Source: CNET - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hello, world! Today it's your Backup Day. World Backup Day is a new idea promoted by a small team of Redditors, and it's a good idea. You can never be too careful when it comes to backing up.
 
Security Tips For Virtualization  09 March 2011 
Source: Information Week - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Here you are, adding yet another server to your virtualized environment that went from beta to production in the data center equivalent of zero to 60 in 4.5 seconds. That speed means the security policies and processes you routinely applied to physical servers probably went out the window over the past few years.
 
8 Security Tips from the HBGary Hack  08 March 2011 
Source: PC World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Thanks to Ars Technica and H-online.com, we now have intimate details of the Anonymous attack against security research company HBGary. There are no surprises in how the attacks where carried out, but we can draw many morals from the story, even if we've heard them time and time before.
 
Ubuntu Security: Holes Found, Holes Fixed  07 March 2011 
Source: ZDNet Blogs - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Oh my God! There are security holes in Ubuntu 10.04! The sky is falling! Bill Gates is the maker of the one true operating system; forgive us Bill for we have worshiped at the feet of false Penguin idols. Oh please, give me a break!
 
How to secure Web applications from insecure mobile devices  23 February 2011 
Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
According to the RSA 2011 Cybercrime Trends Report, the number one trend this year will be mobile device malware and the associated exploitation of mobile smart devices to commit fraud. The explosive growth of mobile smart devices as general purpose “on the go” computers has made them an attractive target for cybercriminals to exploit.
 
<< Start < Prev 7 8 9 Next > End >>

Results 61 - 70 of 934
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Disaster as CryptoWall encrypts US firm's entire server installation
Now Everyone Wants to Sell You a Magical Anonymity Router. Choose Wisely
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.