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Security Strategies in Linux Platforms and Applications, Second Edition

Author(s): Michael Jang, Senior Staff Technical Writer, ForgeRock
Ric Messier, GCIH, GSEC, CEH, CISSP, Senior Information Security Consultant, Mandiant Consulting, a FireEye company
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284090659
  • Paperback    514 pages      © 2017
Price: $99.95 US List
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The Second Edition of Security Strategies in Linux Platforms and Applications covers every major aspect of security on a Linux system. Written by an industry expert, this book is divided into three natural parts to illustrate key concepts in the field. It opens with a discussion of the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with Linux as an operating system using current examples and cases. Part 2 discusses how to take advantage of the layers of security available to Linux--user and group options, filesystems, and security options for important services, as well as the security modules associated with AppArmor and SELinux. The book closes with a look at the use of both open source and proprietary tools when building a layered security strategy for Linux operating system environments. Using real-world examples and exercises, this useful resource incorporates hands-on activities to walk readers through the fundamentals of security strategies related to the Linux system.

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Chapter  1: Security Threats to Linux  
Chapter  2: Basic Components of Linux Security  
Chapter  3: Basic Security: Facilities Through the Boot Process  
Chapter  4: User Privileges and Permissions  
Chapter  5: Filesystems, Volumes, and Encryption  
Chapter  6: Every Service Is a Potential Risk  
Chapter  7: Networks, Firewalls, and More  
Chapter  8: Networked Filesystems and Remote Access  
Chapter  9: Networked Application Security   
Chapter  10: Kernel Security Risk Mitigation  
Chapter  11: Managing Security Alerts and Updates  
Chapter  12: Building and Maintaining a Security Baseline  
Chapter  13: Testing and Reporting  
Chapter  14: Detecting and Responding to Security Breaches  
Chapter  15: Best Practices and Emerging Technologies  

Michael Jang-Senior Staff Technical Writer, ForgeRock

Michael Jang (RHCE, LPIC-2, UCP, Linux+, MCP) has been a freelance technical writer since 1998. He had previously worked for more than 10 years as a specialist engineer at Boeing Commercial Airplane Group. Michael has written white papers on new products and processes. He’s also the author of more than two-dozen IT books, including LPIC-1 In Depth (2009) and Ubuntu Server Administration Course (for VTC in 2009). Finally, Michael travels overseas extensively to troubleshoot IT issues and manage projects.

Ric Messier-GCIH, GSEC, CEH, CISSP, Senior Information Security Consultant, Mandiant Consulting, a FireEye company

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