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Ubuntu: It’s Not Just for Desktops Anymore

[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols
for this link. ]

“Ubuntu 7.10, Gutsy Gibbon, will include several new
features. The first will be to improve security by adopting
AppArmor. This is a security framework that’s used to protect
server applications with security policies. Ubuntu provides pre-set
default policies for common server applications such as the Apache
Web server and the Postfix e-mail server. Unlike SELinux, AppArmor
is regarded as easy to deploy even on applications, which don’t
come with a pre-built policy. SELinux is also still available on
Ubuntu, but Shuttleworth said =’Ubuntu’s focus is on
AppArmor…'”

Complete
Story