[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.


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