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Linux Magazine: Securing your Environment, Part One

Mar 14, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Bordash)

"Surprisingly, securing a site's production environment is a task that many ignore until it's too late. But the task need not be so onerous. Several LAMP tools can help shore up security.

"This month and next, let's look at two LAMP-based tools that can help protect your environment: Big Fish Firewall for deploying and configuring netfilter- based firewalls, and SNORT for intrusion detection.

"Once you realize how simple these tools are to deploy, you'll want to get started immediately rather than after your first security incident..."

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