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Platform and Application Security: Linux Distributions, AppArmor and More

Apr 26, 2007, 03:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by MiMi Yeh)

[ Thanks to E. Stride for this link. ]

"Is AppArmor suitable as an alternative to SELinux? Since SUSE is dropping support for SELinux, shold an IT shop using SUSE switch distros?

"James Turnbull: AppArmor is perfectly suitable as an alternative to SELinux. Indeed, if your shop already uses SUSE, then I strongly recommend investigating AppArmor before making the significant decision to migrate distributions. I believe you will find that AppArmor provides equivalent support to SELinux and with the additional benefit of being supported under SUSE, hence not requiring distribution migration..."

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