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Linux.com: Firewall Your Applications with AppArmor

Dec 07, 2006, 09:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"Traditional methods of securing a computer have revolved around controlling access to critical services. So, if you need to secure network applications, you need to police network traffic. But security vendors are realizing that securing a computer, in effect, boils down to protecting the applications instead. Novell's AppArmor is designed with just this is mind.

"One would assume defending applications is as easy as guarding the whole gamut of services running on a network attached computer..."

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