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Re: Secure host newbie - fun - humm
From: Alvin Oga <alvin.sec () Virtual Linux-Consulting com>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 19:04:53 -0800 (PST)


hi ya simon

i dont mean to scare ya but...

i'd venture to say ... 95% of security is just people management ...
and 5% is implementing a techie solution

...
- 90% of all security issues is internal ... not from outside the internet

...

Thank you for your guidelines, though I fear they will not affect me 
since I'm alone with my best friend in this business...  and he knows 
nothing about linux and network.  All I have to fear comes from the 
internet.

you forgot to include *yourself* in the "internal [cr/h]ackers"
        - rm -rf /  will always be an important [security/backup] lesson :-)

        - all the "security stuff" affects you... even if its only you
        and your own machine and nobody else in the house/bldg

see the links to SAN's top 7, top 20 security boo-boos
        http://www.sans.org/resources/errors.php
        http://www.sans.org/top20
        
        - more -
        http://www.Linux-sec.net

have fun
alvin

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