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Linux system auditing by example

May 11, 2007, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Emily Ratliffe)

"This article focuses specifically on the practical aspects of periodic system auditing based on real-world requirements from a system administrator of a subnet in a large academic network. The lessons learned by this administrator apply to everyone from business intranets to home users who want to prevent their home machine from becoming a zombie in the bot army. The administrator's system is required to undergo periodic, random system audits, during which routine audit activities (such as showing that the audit and system logs are regularly reviewed, and checking for user accounts that have lapsed)"

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