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Computerworld Malaysia: Symark Enhances Unix/Linux Security

Jun 09, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"UNIX and Linux security solutions provider Symark has introduced a new version of its system administration software, PowerBroker, which supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES. Symark's PowerBroker 3.2 enhances security for these OSes by providing selective delegation of root password, thereby reducing the risk of accidental damage or malicious activity. It also manages privileges and access to third-party applications such as databases, CRM and ERP systems, and file structures for individuals and groups.

"Suzanne Dickson, Symark's vice president of product marketing, said that restricting root and other administrative privileges remains an important issue for large organisations in meeting regulatory requirements..."

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