SELinux: Playing with fire

Wednesday, 26 January 2005, 8:50 AM EST

One of the much-talked-about features in Fedora Core 3 (FC3) is Security-Enhanced Linux, which some people believe will make Linux a truly military-grade secure operating system. But SELinux is available to secure many other distributions as well.

SELinux is being actively developed -- so much so that its implementations in FC2 and FC3 are phenomenally different. While FC2 was also SELinux-equipped, FC3 enables it by default. Bill McCarty's book "SELinux" deals with the FC2 implmentation of SELinux. A lot has changed from FC2 to FC3 but the concepts remain the same.

By Mayank Sharma at Linux.com

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

What IT skills are in demand?

IT security tops the list of skills that teams need most, and one out of five reported having difficulty finding skilled talent for cloud initiatives. Companies are also looking for pros who have skills in network engineering, systems engineering, IT architecture and network operations.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Apr 17th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //