Login Security

Scott Castaline hscast at charter.net
Sat Oct 4 09:25:04 PDT 2008


Agathoklis D. Hatzimanikas wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 03, at 09:40 Scott Castaline wrote:
>> That's my intent, as I'm running and continuing my build on a VM that 
>> uses NAT for networking to the host ntwk which the host has it's own 
>> firewall and SELinux enabled as well as being behind a firewall/router. 
>> I'm a little paranoid. I'd like to learn more about security as in all 
>> the years that I've worked in computers I haven't been in that end of it.
> 
> Another security aspect that might have some practical usage (especially
> for a system administrator) are "POSIX Capabilities", which is about (with
> two words) "User Privileges", see:
> 
> http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/security/linux-privs/libcap2/README
> 
> Regards,
> Ag.
Thanks for the link, good info.



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