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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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IPSEC: Implementing Server-to-Server Encryption of TCP/IP Connections



By: utlemming

September 12, 2008 1:40 pm

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Under a variety of circumstances, it is desirable to encrypt data between multiple computers. One of the beauties of open source is that there is a multiplicity of answers. Unfortunately, with those answers comes some confusion. Often times, people overlook some solutions, and one of those solutions is the use of IPSEC transport mode for server to server communications.

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How to clean SMT completely out of Apache DocumentRoot

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By: ataschner

September 5, 2008 5:47 pm

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Do your security policies prohibit even creating symbolic links to the SMT data within the DocumentRoot? If yes then read this article which explains how to make SMT comply.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

stunnel: Securing the Insecure with SSL and Creating SSL Tunnels



By: utlemming

September 5, 2008 4:32 pm

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Just about every system administrator comes across a time when there is a need to encrypt some service. Perhaps your mail program just can’t handle it. Or maybe you need to take a non-SSL aware VNC server and make it SSL-aware. Maybe you’re just paranoid. For such moments in system administrating there is “stunnel.”

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Securing Apache Web Server with mod_security 2.5.6



By: DamianMyerscough

August 29, 2008 9:41 am

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In this article we look at how to setup and configure mod_security 2.5.6 on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2.

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Enabling Autokey Crypto in NTP on SLES10



By: Gracal

August 15, 2008 2:42 pm

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Trying to set up a secure NTPv4 environment? SLES10 doesn’t make it obvious, but a few short steps and you can get secure authentication between time-hosts up and running.

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Detecting ARP Poisoning Attacks



By: DamianMyerscough

June 13, 2008 2:00 am

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Damian Myerscough explains how to detect ARP poisoning attacks using the ‘arpwatch’ utility.

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Detecting rootkits



By: DamianMyerscough

May 30, 2008 11:10 am

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Damian Myerscough takes a look at two anti-rootkit tools you can use to help identify a wide range of rootkits that may be lurking on your workstation/server.

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