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Security Linux News for Sep 30, 2001

  • Federal Computing Week: Spotting mischief (2001-09-30 23:52:51)
    "Some technology managers assume that if they implement intrusion detection, their security woes will be solved. Nothing could be further from the truth. However, when intrusion-detection solutions are deployed along with the other six security layers experts recommend, they form a security system that will leave agencies well prepared to combat attacks on or misuse of computing resources."

  • O'Reilly Network: Introduction to PAM (2001-09-30 16:06:58)
    "PAM provides an interface that programs can use to connect to whatever authentication methods are desired. Authentication can be as trivial as the user typing "hello world", as complex as biometrics, or as prosaic as passwords."