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Old 03-10-2013, 08:16 PM   #1
Tahaabdullah
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I am trying to do research paper about Linux security, I need help in this field.
Some advice to find resources.
 
Old 03-10-2013, 08:28 PM   #2
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Thess might be good starting points:

http://www.linuxsecurity.com/

http://www.linuxtopia.org/LinuxSecurity/

Google is your friend.
 
Old 03-10-2013, 08:30 PM   #3
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See the sticky posts at the top of this forum eg 'Security references'.
 
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:30 AM   #4
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Lotsa good stuff here:

http://www.magiansystems.com/links/
 
Old 03-11-2013, 09:11 AM   #5
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http://www.pcworld.com/article/20245...n_windows.html This link looks like a good article for you too read.
 
Old 03-11-2013, 11:45 AM   #6
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Also ... approach your research by clearly establishing what you mean by "security" in your paper or in a particular part of it, then follow-through on that setup by explaining how the Linux kernel (in its "stock" and/or in its "hardened" forms) does or does not address that particular meaning of the term. Since the term "security" is quite broad, it is also nebulous. Plant a particular target in the ground, then shoot it bulls-eye, then plant another target and repeat until the paper's done. Make it very clear to the reader (professor) what the intended target is, and also what it is not.
 
Old 03-11-2013, 07:43 PM   #7
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red hat based systems use the SELinux enhanced kernel
developed originally by the NSA
http://www.nsa.gov/research/selinux/
now here
http://selinuxproject.org/page/Main_Page
 
  


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