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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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GnuPG (GNU Privacy Guard)



By: DamianMyerscough

April 9, 2008 3:03 am

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Damian Myerscough explains how to install GnuPG on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1, and how to encrypt sensitive data.

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Chroot Apache



By: DamianMyerscough

March 28, 2008 5:55 am

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The process of chrooting the Apache web server is very tedious having to find all dependencies that Apache relies on. However, this process can be much simpler using the Apache module mod_security.

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Setting up SSL/TLS for Apache on SLES 10

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By: mfaris01

March 3, 2008 5:56 pm

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Mike Faris explains how to set up an Apache web server for secure communication.

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Forcing users to change their password



By: DamianMyerscough

February 21, 2008 1:22 am

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Damian Myerscough shares a few tips on how to force users to change their passwords.

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PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) Tricks



By: DamianMyerscough

February 14, 2008 6:50 am

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Damian Myerscough explains how to configure PAM modules to help tighten the security on your system. Learn how to set up password policies, place limits on certain resources, and set time restrictions.

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