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View Poll Results: Hardening App of the Year
Bastille 98 60.49%
Tiger 5 3.09%
LIDS 14 8.64%
Grsecurity 45 27.78%
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Old 11-15-2003, 01:25 PM   #1
jeremy
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Hardening App of the Year


What do you use to lock down your system?
 
Old 11-15-2003, 07:26 PM   #2
OmegaBlac
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Thumbs up

Bastille was simple, quick and gave me no hassle when I installed it. It does the job well.
 
Old 11-17-2003, 04:44 PM   #3
mariuz
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lids does the job
 
Old 11-18-2003, 12:52 AM   #4
cuerty
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Distribution: Gentoo for me, Slackware for servers
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grsecurity. Works fine for me, do the works, the Pax integration give me an 'extra' time to patch things, ... just great ;-)
 
Old 11-24-2003, 06:33 AM   #5
slappycakes
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I chose Bastille because of the simple but informative interface. It tells you everything it's doing and makes sure you know what it's doing before it does it.
Well done!

My 1+1=2 cents,
Slappy
 
Old 11-28-2003, 12:04 PM   #6
ASP
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IPTABLES

How about iptables and a well written firewall script?
 
Old 11-28-2003, 01:04 PM   #7
charmstr
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Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Mays Landing, NJ
Distribution: Suse
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Re: IPTABLES

Quote:
Originally posted by ASP
How about iptables and a well written firewall script?
That's not exactly an "app" though, is it?

I'm interested in this sort of software but have never installed or used any of it, so I can't vote.
 
Old 12-12-2003, 04:23 PM   #8
techchiq
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Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Western NY State
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Not only does Bastille do a great job of locking down a system, it also explains WHY things are being done and allows you to decide IF they should be done. And the explainations are easy to read and understand, even for someone with little to know experience in computer security. But do be careful. I used it once and locked down my system so much that even *I* couldn't do much with it! LOL!
 
Old 12-15-2003, 10:56 PM   #9
davisfactor
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Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Rhode Island
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hmmm ... I haven't used any of these ... I'm gonna look at Bastille though, just to try it out.
 
Old 12-18-2003, 11:33 AM   #10
Kocil
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Uh, I want to choose plain iptables.
Sound crazy, but I know I'm not the only one.
(at least two with ASP
 
Old 12-28-2003, 01:12 AM   #11
loonix
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Shorewall for firewall config and find/chmod for hardening !!
 
Old 01-07-2004, 06:22 PM   #12
baud
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Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Versailles
Distribution: Mandrakecooker 10.1
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maybe msec in Mandrake ? I did not vote on this... not yet suficiently attacked for this ! (if I had a server I would not be telling this and would already be in 2.4.23...)
 
  


 


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