developerWorks: Assess System Security Using a Linux LiveCD
Aug 02, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Since many of us don't go to that extreme to keep our systems
secure, how do we assess our vulnerability? Or the vulnerability of
a computer that is connected to the Internet and has literally
thousands of points of entry? How do you determine the level of
security in your office network, even if you have a network
administrator manning it?
"Just the thought of this potential insecurity made me jump on
the Internet to look for tools that could help me assess the
sturdiness of my system's and network's security with the hope of
eventually making it more secure..."