Hardening Linux

Hardening Linuxby John H. Terpstra, Paul Love, Ronald P. Reck, Tim Scanlon.ISBN: 0-07-225497-1Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Osborne This is the first security-related Linux book I’ve picked up in about a year. Those that know me know that I buy a lot of books, but lately I’ve found a lot of the books dealing with Linux security have been re-hashing…(Continue Reading)

Review of Komodo 2.0

Recently, ActiveState released the latest version of their excellent Komodo IDE (Integrated Development Environment). This new version, 2.0, which is available for both Linux and Windows is a great advancement over the previous 1.2 series. A lot of hard work and care obviously went into this release, warranting the major upgrade in version and, of…(Continue Reading)

Samba Black Book

Perhaps the most widely-used Linux tool right now is the Samba server which allows Linux and Windows to share files and printers. Samba is making the integration of Linux and Windows systems in the work place nearly seamless, with very little distinction to the end user between the two different operating systems. Samba is perhaps…(Continue Reading)