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Re: Where to start
From: petard <petard () freeshell org>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 19:26:36 +0000

On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 02:40:33PM -0000, Andrew Aris wrote:
Well I can speak up for one as someone who doens't have a huge knowledge
base. So I would also be most interested in any sort of pointers on starting
out as a security admin. I'm not completely ignorant but it is only recently
that I have become responsible for security of more than a small home
network. (In this case a W2K3 web server and also the office network). Much
of background in security is theoretical learnt during my postgrad year so
real world info is what I'm after.

Apologies if the list wasnt the correct place for this post.

Not that people here aren't helpful, but there really are better forums
for newbies to post in. (I'd strongly recommend lurking here and not
running any code you see unless you understand every character of it
:-))

One such forum is security-basics, over at SecurityFocus (provided you
are not morally opposed to their forums). See their foundations page
here:
http://www.securityfocus.com/foundations
and read the archives or subscribe here:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/105

regards,

petard


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