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To ensure security and privacy, open source software is required - 0 views

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    "Having access to the source code is an undeniable benefit in ensuring the security of a piece of software"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Linux Security Guide (extended version) - Linux Audit - 0 views

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    "With so many articles about Linux security on the internet, you may feel overwhelmed by how to properly secure your Linux systems. With this guide, we walk through different steps, tools, and resources. The main goal is to have you make an educated choice on what security defenses to implement on Linux. For this reason, this article won't show any specific configuration values, as it would implicate a possible best value. Instead, related articles and resources will be available in the text. The goal is to make this guide into a go-to article for when you need to secure your Linux installation. If you like this article, help others and share it on your favorite social media channels. Got feedback? Use the comments at the bottom. This document in work in progress and last updated in September 2016"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

5 Best Linux Distros for Security - Datamation - 0 views

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    "Linux distros have has long emphasized security and related matters like firewalls, penetration testing, anonymity, and privacy. These distributions pay special attention to security."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Sengi IT - Big Brother needs to be stopped! | Indiegogo - 1 views

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    "Independence day for your private data. SENGI: a new way of using cloud services and messaging apps. Johannes Ehrlich Halle, Germany About"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Best Open Source Security Tools of 2015 (and 2016) - Linux Audit - 0 views

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    "lways looking for a better tool to help you in your work? If there is one website who knows what is happening in the field of security tools, it is ToolsWatch. The site covers new tools, and promotes existing projects when they release a new version."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

[# ! #Tech:] How do I permanently erase hard disk? - 1 views

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    "I am going to sell my laptop soon. Before discarding my system, I want to make sure that no one should be able to use my personal data using any method (format do not work). Is there any open source software out there that can help me permanently erase my hard disk?"
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    "I am going to sell my laptop soon. Before discarding my system, I want to make sure that no one should be able to use my personal data using any method (format do not work). Is there any open source software out there that can help me permanently erase my hard disk?"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Keeweb A Linux Password Manager - LinuxAndUbuntu - 0 views

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    "Today we are depending on more and more online services. Each online service we sign up for, let us set a password and this way we have to remember hundreds of passwords. In this case, it is easy for anyone to forget passwords. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

IPTABLES VS FIREWALLD | Unixmen - 0 views

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    "Today we will walk through iptables and firewalld and we will learn about the history of these two along with installation & how we can configure these for our Linux distributions."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How to Scan for Rootkits, backdoors and Exploits Using 'Rootkit Hunter' in Linux - 0 views

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    "This article will guide you a way to install and configure RKH (RootKit Hunter) in Linux systems using source code."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Open Source Security Process Part 2: Containers vs. Hypervisors - Protecting Your Attac... - 0 views

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    "In part two of this series, Xen Project Advisory Board Chairman Lars Kurth discusses the different security vulnerabilities of containers and hypervisors. Read Part 1: A Cloud Security Introduction."
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    "In part two of this series, Xen Project Advisory Board Chairman Lars Kurth discusses the different security vulnerabilities of containers and hypervisors. Read Part 1: A Cloud Security Introduction."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Open Source Security Process -- Part 1: A Cloud Security Introduction | Linux.com - 0 views

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    [In part one of this four-part series, Xen Project Advisory Board Chairman Lars Kurth takes a look at the theories behind cloud security and how they relate to The Walking Dead -- yes, the TV show. Read on to find out more. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Why Linux Distros Look Insecure Even Though They're Not | FOSS Force - 0 views

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    "Robin "Roblimo" Miller The transparency of open software means that security vulnerabilities are visible and can't be quietly swept under the rug."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

An Introduction to SELinux | Linux.com - 0 views

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    "Way back in kernel 2.6, a new security system was introduced to provide a mechanism for supporting access control security policies. This system was Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) and was introduced by the National Security Administration (NSA) to incorporate a strong Mandatory Access Control architecture into the subsystems of the Linux kernel."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

5 Best Small Business Open Source Firewalls - 0 views

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    "The Internet is a big, scary place, and so we must protect our small business networks with strong, reliable firewalls. Firewalls can range from a simple gadget that keeps bad data packets out of networks to sophisticated multi-function gateways. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Linux kernel flaw endangers millions of PCs, servers and Android devices | ITworld - 0 views

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    "By Lucian Constantin Follow IDG News Service | January 19, 2016 RELATED TOPICS Security Linux Comments For almost three years, a serious vulnerability in the Linux kernel could have allowed attackers to take full control over Linux-based PCs, servers, Android phones and other embedded devices."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

How to block network traffic by country on Linux - Xmodulo - 0 views

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    "Last updated on December 11, 2015 Authored by Dan Nanni 10 Comments As a system admin who maintains production Linux servers, there are circumstances where you need to selectively block or allow network traffic based on geographic locations. For example, you "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Linux Kernel Security (SELinux vs AppArmor vs Grsecurity) | [ # ! 2009 to check and upd... - 0 views

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    " Unfortunately, stock kernel is not secured out of box. There are some important Linux kernel patches to secure your box"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Linux Security - How Can Your Linux Be Hacked Using Malware, Trojans, Worms, Web Script... - 0 views

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    " Is it possible that Linux can be infected with viruses? Probably, you heard of this in some debates. But here are some facts that you need to know to better understand how Linux is secured and what things can damage a Linux system. See how "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The kernel of the argument over Linux's vulnerabilities | The Washington Post - 0 views

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    "Fast, flexible and free, Linux is taking over the online world. But there is growing unease about security weaknesses."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

mjg59 | Why improving kernel security is important - 0 views

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    "Nov. 6th, 2015 12:48 am mjg59 The Washington Post published an article today which describes the ongoing tension between the security community and Linux kernel developers. This has been roundly denounced as FUD, with Rob Graham going so far as to claim that nobody ever attacks the kernel. Unfortunately he's entirely and demonstrably wrong, it's not FUD and the state of security in the kernel is currently far short of where it should be."
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