Reviews of O'Reilly's Beautiful Code: Leading Programmers Explain How They Think, Prentice Hall's The Official Damn Small Linux Book, and Linux Firewalls: Attack Detection and Response with iptables, psad, and fwsnort from No Starch Press.more »
Spanish security researchers have discovered several vulnerabilities in the "Firewall-1" security solution by software vendor Checkpoint, and are now questioning its Common Criteria EAL4+ certification.more »
Development of the new version of the Gibraltar security software took more than a year. The release of Gibraltar 2.5 sees enhanced functionality and simplified use.more »
Novell is extending its portfolio of enterprise management solutions with its acquisition of Senforce Technologies, an endpoint security management specialist.more »
KTools: KMyFirewall GUI-based firewall configuration with KMyFirewallJan 31, 2007
Linux has a fantastic selection of firewalls for securing stand-alone computers or whole networks. Although you can use IPTables to set up a firewall, the configuration is often the most difficult step. KMyFirewall offers a powerful, user-friendly, GUI-based approach.more »
Singwall Building a Netfilter firewall moduleSep 30, 2006
We’ll show you how to build your own Netfilter extension with this example of a musical firewall.more »
Apache ModSecurity Better protection with Apache’s ModSecurity moduleJul 31, 2006
The Apache ModSecurity module provides extra protection for your web server. We'll show you why this optional application firewall is quickly becoming a favorite of webmasters and security experts.more »
SSPE Security Policies SSPE: Managing security policies for multiple firewallsJun 30, 2005
The Simple Security Policy Editor (SSPE) helps you organize your network and keep track of security policies across multiple firewalls. You can reference a central policy to generate rulesets for packet filters and VPN gateways.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm