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VNC Two Factor Authentication for Remote Administration

peter6960

By: peter6960

June 28, 2013 11:17 am

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Enabling two-factor authentication for Remote Administration VNC:
Require administrators to authenticate to XVnc first, before the Gnome Login is even presented.
Your Auditors will love this!

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

FIPSified!

mge1512

By: mge1512

April 18, 2013 2:48 pm

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FIPS? – You may have heard about MIPS or about ECLIPSE, but FIPS? Granted, the U.S. “Federal Information Processing Standard” does not sound like the coolest thing to talk about on a sunny spring day. Yet, we are happy to have achieved SUSE’s first-ever FIPS 140-2 validation for OpenSSL last week. See:http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140sp/140sp1930.pdf. The validation was conducted …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Common Criteria Certification Is Uncommonly Secure



By: linuxscribe

March 5, 2013 7:00 pm

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Everyone knows Linux is secure. But there’s secure, and then there’s really secure.

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SUSE and UPW team up to help you stay compliant



By: joachimwerner

August 11, 2012 3:33 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise has a nice track record of being the secure operating system platform that you can trust for your most mission-critical applications. Our engineers and our security team ensure that the presets we chose are secure by default, and our “Security Center and Hardening” module in the YaST configuration management tool offers a …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager

SUSE and Secure Boot: The Details



By: Vojtěch Pavlík

August 9, 2012 7:56 pm

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In the previous posts, UEFI Secure Boot and Our Planned Approach to Secure Boot, Olaf Kirch has introduced you into the topic of UEFI Secure Boot and the basics of our approach to implementing it in SUSE. In this post, I’ll lead you through the technical details of our Secure Boot plan. So be prepared …

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Our Planned Approach to Secure Boot



By: Olaf Kirch

August 8, 2012 10:13 am

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In this follow-on blog to UEFI Secure Boot, I will describe our plans towards UEFI Secure Boot. Note that when we say “SUSE”, we really mean two very distinct distributions –  SUSE Linux Enterprise on one hand, and openSUSE on the other hand. The latter, being a  community project, is rather independent in their decisions …

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Categories: Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

UEFI Secure Boot



By: Olaf Kirch

August 7, 2012 4:51 pm

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In case you don’t know what this blog is talking about: UEFI is the “Unified Extensible Firmware Interface”, and “Secure Boot” is one of its more recent features that is generating a bit of a stir in the Open Source world. At SUSE, we have been looking at UEFI Secure Boot long and hard. On …

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Encrypting Container Files in SLES 10 and SLES 11

mfaris01

By: mfaris01

January 20, 2011 4:40 pm

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There are endless documents, articles, editorials and such, on data security and encryption. Views and opinions fly over which methods are better than others and why.

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How to WebDAV over SSL using LDAP Authentication with Apache Web Server



By: susethailand

December 8, 2009 12:07 pm

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How to WebDAV over SSL using LDAP Authentication with Apache Web Server.

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SUDO or not SU

maggot62

By: maggot62

July 22, 2009 5:41 pm

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If you have a group of administrators who need root access to your Linux servers or desktops, consider assigning rights through SUDO rather than giving them the root password.

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