Follow us on
We accept
Security strategies in linux platforms and applications

Security strategies in linux platforms and applications

Author: Jang, Michael
Pages: 509
Edition: 1edition
Edition date: 01-09-2010
ISBN: 9780763791896
Price: 79 €

Notify me when available
0 (0) Rate and see the comments of this book

Security Strategies in Linux Platforms and Applications covers every major aspect of security on a Linux system. Written by an industry expert, this book is divided into three natural parts to illustrate key concepts in the field. It opens with a discussion on the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with Linux as an operating system using examples from Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu. Part 2 discusses how to take advantage of the layers of security available to Linux?user and group options, filesystems, and security options for important services, as well as the security modules associated with AppArmor and SELinux. The book closes with a look at the use of both open source and proprietary tools when building a layered security strategy for Linux operating system environments. Using real-world examples and exercises, this useful resource incorporates hands-on activities to walk readers through the fundamentals of security strategies related to the Linux system. This textbook is accompanied by a comprehensive supplements package, including all of the following: Instructor Resource Guide organized by learning objectives, with lesson plans, test questions, and Powerpoint presentation slides; lab simulations and lab manuals (labs available at additional cost), and online courseware compatible with your LMS. About the Series This book is part of the Information Systems Security and Assurance Series from Jones and Bartlett Learning. Designed for courses and curriculums in IT Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, and Information Systems Security, this series features a comprehensive, consistent treatment of the most current thinking and trends in this critical subject area. These titles deliver fundamental information-security principles packed with real-world applications and examples. Authored by Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs), they deliver comprehensive information on all aspects of information security. Reviewed word for word by leading technical experts in the field, these books are not just current, but forward-thinking?putting you in the position to solve the cybersecurity challenges not just of today, but of tomorrow, as well.

Comments and rates

Leave a commentLogin to rate