Security: The latest and greatest of Bastille

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 11:09 AM EST

First and foremost, Bastille Linux is an operating system lockdown tool. It goes through many default settings on a Linux system and recommends settings that are more secure. Bastille Linux currently works on the major flavors of Linux (Red Hat, Gentoo, Debian, Fedora Core, SUSE), as well as HP-UX and Mac OS X (for developers only right now; a more complete user version is to be released soon). However, the team has only tested the assessment mode on the Red Hat and SUSE Linux platforms. More testing is being done on other platforms. I tried it on both Fedora Core and Red Hat Advanced Server.

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