Security Lessons – Ruby Tools Ruby, Rails, and Gems developer tools

Apr 30, 2013

Great tools and resources are available to help you write secure Ruby on Rails code. Kurt examines some tools and offers some tips.

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Security Lessons – XML Security It’s time to take XML out back and shoot it

Mar 15, 2013

XML security problems are numerous, but you can take steps to limit your exposure – or you can use a different standard.

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Table of Contents: 150 What's inside the May 2013 issue

Mar 15, 2013

This month, Rasp Pi becomes a multimedia system, then we look at three great tools to create, manage, and monitor your virtual environments.

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Kernel Rootkit Tricks The Spy Within

Mar 11, 2013

Rootkits allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. We describe the tricks intruders use to gain access to the Linux kernel and provide guidelines on hardening the kernel against such attacks.

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Command Line – Bastille Linux Learning the basics of architectural security

Feb 22, 2013

Security applications like antivirus protectors respond to events, rather than preventing them from happening, but the best security in Linux is architectural – that is, in its configuration.

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Grsecurity Airtight system security with Grsecurity

Feb 22, 2013

Security-conscious people dig a deep moat with crocodiles around their homes, hide their furniture in back rooms, and only let visitors into the bathroom if they know the secret password. Grsecurity follows a similarly extreme principle.

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FIDO Alliance Formed to “Revolutionize” Online Authentication

Feb 15, 2013

Forget passwords – several Internet companies have formed the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, which they say will replace passwords with safer and easier to use authentication methods.

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Table of Contents: 148 What's inside the March 2013 issue

Jan 23, 2013

Science fiction authors and high-tech visionaries dream of a future where humans and computers communicate in ordinary English. A new cloud-based tool brings that future a little closer.

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