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Linux Journal: Secure All Around: Mini Book Reviews

Dec 06, 2005, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pat Eyler)

"I recently picked up three security-related titles that I thought were worth reviewing: Linux Server Security, 2nd Edition, by Michael D. Bauer; Hardening Linux, by James Turnball; and Hardening Apache, by Tony Mobily. O'Reilly and Apress books feel different from each other. I like both publishers' products, but it's worth trying different flavors to see which appeals to you more than the other on any given topic.

"O'Reilly books are a bit prettier that Apress's. The font is lighter, tables use lighter rules and greying to offset table headers and notes are marked with icons. None of this affects the substance, but it feels more polished--like attending a class..."

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