SUSE Conversations


Tag Archives: Security

Surrounded by SUSE



By: davidbyte

July 8, 2013 6:58 am

Reads:1,023

Score:5

As I look around and observe everyday life, it is amazing just how prevalent SUSE Linux is in the background fabric of critical infrastructure.  Whether it is something as simple as going to the store, visiting your doctor, flying on a plane or making a transaction in your 401k, it is extremely likely that SUSE  …

+read more

Tags: , , , , ,
Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

VNC Two Factor Authentication for Remote Administration

peter6960

By: peter6960

June 28, 2013 11:17 am

Reads:1,978

Score:5

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!

+read more

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

FIPSified!

mge1512

By: mge1512

April 18, 2013 2:48 pm

Reads:3,772

Score:3

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 …

+read more

Tags: , , , ,
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

Reads:1,026

Score:Unrated

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

+read more

Tags: ,
Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE and UPW team up to help you stay compliant



By: joachimwerner

August 11, 2012 3:33 pm

Reads:1,132

Score:Unrated

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 …

+read more

Tags: , ,
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

Reads:12,311

Score:Unrated

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 …

+read more

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

Our Planned Approach to Secure Boot



By: Olaf Kirch

August 8, 2012 10:13 am

Reads:6,072

Score:Unrated

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 …

+read more

Tags: ,
Categories: Expert Views, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

UEFI Secure Boot



By: Olaf Kirch

August 7, 2012 4:51 pm

Reads:8,178

Score:Unrated

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 …

+read more

Tags: ,
Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Encrypting Container Files in SLES 10 and SLES 11

mfaris01

By: mfaris01

January 20, 2011 4:40 pm

Reads:2,099

Score:Unrated

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.

+read more

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

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



By: susethailand

December 8, 2009 12:07 pm

Reads:11,733

Score:Unrated

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

+read more

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

RSS