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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, September 25th, 2000

Sep 25, 2000, 15:27 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Privacy continues to be a hot issue. This week, the Senate released a 31 page guide to privacy protection. It includes strategies and references to tools that can help protect privacy while online. Also, Network Ice released an open source clone of Carnivore, and the paper, "Circumventing Carnivore" was released."

"This week, Dave Wreski conducted an interesting interview with Avi Fogel, CEO of Network-1. Some of the topics include, "the state of Internet security," his experience with Windows and security, and the advantages and disadvantages of Open Source security."

"Our feature this week, "Building a secure web server using Apache and OpenSSL," by Nick DeClario, outlines methods of using apache and OpenSSL to create a web server that can keep authentication and other information away from prying eyes. This is a "must-read" for server administrators."

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