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NewsForge: Bastille Linux Update: Hardening the OS with Help from Uncle Sam

Apr 20, 2005, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

[ Thanks to Jay Beale for this link. ]

"NF: You mentioned recently that Bastille Linux has been under major development -- please talk a little bit about what is happening.

"Beale: Until today, Bastille could only harden or "lock down" systems. It did this by deactivating unnecessary operating system components and better configuring the ones that remained. It took proactive steps to make a system harder to compromise, reducing the probability that the next item in the attacker's toolkit will be successful against your system..."

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