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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, September 18th 2000

Sep 18, 2000, 05:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

"This week, several interesting papers were released. "Using Postfix for Secure SMTP Gateways," by Mick Bauer and Brenno de Winter, is particularly helpful to administrators new to postfix. Also, if you're new to constructing firewalls, "A Few Recipes for Easier Firewalls," may provide the information that you are looking for."

"Our feature this week, "Security Scanners," by Kapil Sharma, discusses the importance of using scanners to detect weaknesses in your network. He introduces host scanners, network scanners, intrusion detection, and firewall penetration tests. This article provides a good introduction to all of the major scanning software available."

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