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SearchOpenSource: Avoiding Security Blunders in Linux and IT Infrastructures

Oct 04, 2006, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Turnbull)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"When it comes to IT infrastructure security, there are things that IT managers just shouldn't do. This two-part tip is written for those who'd like to avoid making those mistakes. It covers four security areas that are either ignored or overlooked in IT infrastructure security, with a focus on securing Linux-based hosts.

"In part one, I focus on problems with installations and the hard-perimeter, soft-center security approach. In part two, I look at common gaps in physical security and the problems caused by the 'set-it-and-forget-it' mentality..."

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