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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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SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks II



By: DamianMyerscough

February 5, 2008 8:23 pm

Reads: 818

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks

This article is part two of SSH tricks. In this article we will take a look at public key authentication, building a list of known hosts using the ssh-keyscan utility, and installing the DenyHosts package to help defend against brute force attacks.

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SQUID Proxy: Anonymous Browsing



By: jslezacek

January 18, 2008 4:20 pm

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This article explains how to prevent your browser from sending out sensitive information such as the type of your operating system, browser, date/time, and referrer page.

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SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks



By: DamianMyerscough

January 18, 2008 3:50 pm

Reads: 1226

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks

Damian Myerscough shares some basic and advanced tricks with the SSH daemon along with some tips on how to tighten the security.

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Securely Erasing Partitions



By: DamianMyerscough

December 14, 2007 10:10 am

Reads: 2619

Damian Myerscough explains three methods you can use to securely wipe partitions and delete sensitive files making it difficult for malicious users to recover.

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Deleting Private Data from Your Linux/Microsoft Windows Machine



By: DamianMyerscough

December 3, 2007 2:43 pm

Reads: 66

Private data can still be recovered after you format your Linux/Microsoft Windows machine. Here’s a tip from Damian Myerscough that will help you make sure your data cannot be recovered.

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Protecting Apache against DOS attack with mod_evasive



By: DamianMyerscough

November 19, 2007 8:56 am

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Damian Myerscough shows you how to install and configure mod_evasive so your Apache web server can defend against HTTP DOS attacks and brute force attacks.

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