[unisog] Linux Security

Brian Reilly reillyb at georgetown.edu
Wed May 14 19:17:04 GMT 2003


On Wed, 14 May 2003, Lisa Bogar wrote:

> 
> With the GLB and various other acts it has driven the need to develop a
> checklist for systems to be "certified".  I have been tasked with
> developing a checklist for Linux systems to certify they are secure.
> I was wondering curious what other institutions have done along these
> lines and if anyone might be willing to share what they have developed.
> 

We're in the process of doing similar work as well.  If you haven't looked
at them yet, I'd recommend the Center for Internet Security's
(http://www.cisecurity.org/) Linux Benchmark and the SANS Step-by-Step
guides as a decent place to start for an initial checklist.

--Brian




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