ZDNet Australia: Seven Steps to Increase Linux Security
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"Ask a network administrator in any large organisation to
compare Linux with network operating systems like Windows NT or
Novell, and chances are he'll admit that Linux is an inherently
more stable and scalable solution. Chances are he'll also admit
that when it comes to securing the system from outside attack,
Linux is possibly the most difficult of the three to work with.
"This perception is not an uncommon one--many network
administrators new to Linux find it hard to transition from a
point-and-click security configuration interface to one based on
editing complicated and hard-to-locate text files..."