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 KMyFirewallFeb 01, 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 moduleOct 01, 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 moduleAug 01, 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 firewallsJul 01, 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 »
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.