Securing Linux from DoS attacks

Wednesday, 18 September 2002, 3:28 PM EST

DoS attacks are type of attacks that target to take you off the net. They maybe simple ping floods to large distributed attacks originating from hosts worldwide. Linux has a great firewall that allows you to secure in some way from DoS attacks.

The steps covered in this article are:
- Defending against ICMP Ping Floods
- Defending against Ping-of-Death
- Defending against SYN Floods
- Defending Against Port Scans

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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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