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Linux.com: Bastille: Rated Security with Education

Dec 06, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Bastille is a program for improving system security on Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, Mandriva, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE. Unlike packet sniffers, anti-virus programs, and the majority of security programs available today, Bastille does not wait to react to possible security breaches, but prevents them by removing system vulnerabilities. With many distributions softening security in their default installations in the name of convenience, this approach is enough by itself to make Bastille an essential program.

"Bastille is more than just a system hardener..."

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