By Simson Garfinkel, Gene Spafford, Alan Schwartz
When Practical Unix Security used to be first released greater than a decade in the past, it turned an rapid vintage. full of information regarding host safety, it stored many a Unix procedure administrator from catastrophe. the second one variation extra much-needed net protection assurance and doubled the dimensions of the unique quantity. The 3rd variation is a entire replace of this extremely popular publication - a significant other for the Unix/Linux approach administrator who must safe his or her organization's process, networks, and internet presence in an more and more adverse world.
Focusing at the 4 hottest Unix editions today--Solaris, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD--this publication comprises new info on PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules), LDAP, SMB/Samba, anti-theft applied sciences, embedded platforms, instant and machine matters, forensics, intrusion detection, chroot jails, mobilephone scanners and firewalls, digital and cryptographic filesystems, WebNFS, kernel safety degrees, outsourcing, criminal matters, new net protocols and cryptographic algorithms, and lots more and plenty more.
Practical Unix & web Security involves six parts:
Packed with one thousand pages of valuable textual content, scripts, checklists, tips, and warnings, this 3rd variation continues to be the definitive reference for Unix directors and somebody who cares approximately maintaining their platforms and knowledge from today's threats.
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laptop safety fundamentals: advent to defense difficulties and options, Unix heritage and lineage, and the significance of defense regulations as a uncomplicated component to approach defense.
safeguard development blocks: basics of Unix passwords, clients, teams, the Unix filesystem, cryptography, actual safety, and body of workers defense.
community protection: an in depth examine modem and dialup protection, TCP/IP, securing person community companies, Sun's RPC, a number of host and community authentication structures (e. g. , NIS, NIS+, and Kerberos), NFS and different filesystems, and the significance of safe programming.
safe operations: maintaining thus far in today's altering safeguard global, backups, protecting opposed to assaults, acting integrity administration, and auditing.
dealing with safeguard incidents: studying a break-in, facing programmed threats and denial of carrier assaults, and felony elements of laptop safety.
Appendixes: a finished protection record and an in depth bibliography of paper and digital references for extra analyzing and research.
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Linux In 1991, a Finnish computer science student named Linus Torvalds decided to create a free version of the Unix operating system that would be better suited to everyday use. Starting with the Minix code set, Torvalds solely re-implemented the kernel and filesystem piece-by-piece until he had a new system that had none of Tanenbaum’s original code in it. Torvalds named the resulting system “Linux” and decided to license and distribute it under Stallman’s GPL. By combining his system with other freely available tools, notably the C compiler and editor developed by the Free Software Foundation’s GNU project and the X Consortium’s window server, Torvalds was able to create an entire working operating system.
A typical mobile Unix system of 2003 is a handheld computer with 64 MB of RAM and a StrongARM microprocessor running a stripped-down Linux distribution. Although mobile Unix systems seem puny by today’s standards, it is important to realize that these computers are more powerful than most workstations and multiuser servers were in the early 1990s. Mobile Unix systems can have a GB or more of storage and support network connections of 11 Mbps or faster, potentially making them formidable attack platforms as well as useful personal systems.
As of early 2003, Unix runs on tens of millions of computers throughout the world. Versions of Unix run on nearly every computer in existence, from handheld computers to large supercomputers and superclusters. Because it is easily adapted to new kinds of computers, Unix is an operating system of choice for many of today’s highperformance microprocessors. Because a set of versions of the operating system’s source code is readily available to educational institutions, Unix has also become an operating system of choice for high-end educational computing at many universities and colleges.
Practical Unix & Internet Security (3rd Edition) by Simson Garfinkel, Gene Spafford, Alan Schwartz