Smart Access Intro Techniques for managing user identities in Linux

Nov 01, 2008

Maybe password security isn't perfect, but most networks depend on it. This month we examine some tools for smarter, more versatile authentication.

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Security Lessons How hacking got easy

Nov 01, 2008

When it comes to security, public disclosure of vulnerabilities and working exploit code is now common. We look at why this can be both harmful and helpful to securing your systems.

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Web Authentication Adding authentication to your website

Nov 01, 2008

Apache offers several options for adding a password-protected area to a website.

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OWASP Releases Web-Security Videos

Oct 21, 2008

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has placed videos of its latest conference online. The open- source project concerns itself with web application security.

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Security Lessons The soft chewy center of the Internet

Oct 01, 2008

Are your systems secure against DNS attacks? We'll show you why they matter and help you determine whether you are vulnerable.

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Scalp: Log Analyzer Finds Web Attacks

Sep 17, 2008

Romain Gaucher, a specialist in web security, offers his Scalp tool in version 0.4. The log analyzer searches for attacks on Apache web applications.

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Security Lessons Protecting your site and your clients

Sep 01, 2008

Learn more about protecting your website with NoScript, ModSecurity, and Site Security Policy.

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KEY EXPERIENCE The sys admin's daily grind: Single-packet authentication

Aug 26, 2008

Conventional, woodpecker-style port knocking is open to sniffing and brute force knocking attacks. Sending an encrypted packet with an access request to the server is safer and more modern. Learn more about Firewall Knock Operator, a.k.a. Fwknop.

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