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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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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

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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

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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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Further Securing OpenSuSE 11.1 Against SSH Script Attacks

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By: dgersic

May 29, 2009 1:02 pm

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Detecting and blocking scripted attacks on the SSH daemon.

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LJDT: RPM Package Verification and Repair



By: ab

April 3, 2009 4:05 pm

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This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

What do you do when you inadvertently change permissions on a bunch of files/directories in your filesystem without meaning to? How do you recover? What software do I need to buy to repair all the applications in my system?? It’s time for the first article in the “Linux Just Does That” series.

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Thunderbird and Enigmail Integration



By: ab

March 31, 2009 2:04 pm

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Sharing information has always been something I felt was important. Knowing the source of data one receives is also important. Setting up Thunderbird to provide the ability to sign data in a non-repudiated way is easier than it sounds like it should be. Doing so lets those who receive what you post/send/publish know it came from you and not another posing as you.

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USENIX Magazine research recognizes openSUSE infrastructure security



By: flucifredi

March 17, 2009 5:04 pm

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USENIX report highlights security of the openSUSE upgrade stack in comparison to major community alternatives.

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Resolve Cipher and SSL Threats in Security Scans



By: ndbreeding01

November 7, 2008 12:23 pm

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Resolve “The remote service supports the use of weak SSL ciphers” and “Deprecated SSL Protocol Usage” threat in security scans on SLES/OES2.

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