Security Strategies In Linux Platforms And Applications by Michael JangSecurity Strategies In Linux Platforms And Applications by Michael Jang

Security Strategies In Linux Platforms And Applications

byMichael Jang, Ric Messier

Paperback | October 20, 2015

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The Second Edition of 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 of the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with Linux as an operating system using current examples and cases. 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.
Michael Jang is a full time author, focused on Linux and Linux certification. He is author or contributor to about 20 books; best known work: RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer Linux Study Guide, Fifth Edition.
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Title:Security Strategies In Linux Platforms And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:500 pages, 9.13 × 7.38 × 1.06 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284090655

ISBN - 13:9781284090659

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Security Threats to Linux Chapter 2: Basic Components of Linux Security Chapter 3: Basic Security: Facilities Through the Boot Process Chapter 4: User Privileges and Permissions Chapter 5: Filesystems, Volumes, and Encryption Chapter 6: Every Service Is a Potential Risk Chapter 7: Networks, Firewalls, and More Chapter 8: Networked Filesystems and Remote Access Chapter 9: Networked Application Security Chapter 10: Kernel Security Risk Mitigation Chapter 11: Managing Security Alerts and Updates Chapter 12: Building and Maintaining a Security Baseline Chapter 13: Testing and Reporting Chapter 14: Detecting and Responding to Security Breaches Chapter 15: Best Practices and Emerging Technologies