How to avoid security problems, Linux vs. Windows security
Posted on: 11/06/2002 12:19 PM
NewsForge has posted a QA session with Jay Beale on Linux security
We went to Jay Beale with our questions about the current state of Linux security. He's a security consultant specializing in host lockdown, network security and security audits. Jay also serves as lead developer of the Bastille project, which creates a hardening script for Linux and HP-UX, is a member of the Honeynet Project, and is a core participant in the Center for Internet Security. Read more
More about Jay: He writes the Center for Internet Security's Unix host security tool, currently in use worldwide by organizations from the Fortune 500 to the Department of Defense. He maintains the Center's Linux Security benchmark document and, as a core participant in the non-profit Center's Unix team, is working with U.S. agencies to develop a Unix security standard for industry and government. A former security team director for MandrakeSoft, he is currently finishing the Addison Wesley book, "Locking Down Linux the Bastille Way."