developerWorks: Practical Linux Security
Oct 23, 2002, 08:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cameron Laird)
"Security is hard. It doesn't sit still, and it's difficult to
know how far it needs to extend: if you don't watch yourself, you
can end up believing that your boss needs to understand the beauty
of elliptic curves when all he really wants is to make sure the
custodian doesn't read his annual budget.
"However challenging it is to keep up with all facets of
computing security, a few areas have matured enough to be worth
learning methodically. The first one I recommend to anyone working
with Linux servers is account management..."