O'Reilly logo

Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 10. Securing Your System

Hackers at the gates? Puffy the Barbarian defends against fiends.

Securing your system means ensuring that your computer’s resources are used only by authorized people and for authorized purposes. Even if a system has no important data, it still has valuable CPU time, memory, storage, and bandwidth. People who think that their systems are too unimportant for anyone to bother breaking into risk finding their equipment hosting pornography or relaying attacks against industrial or military sites. If you’re like me, you would rather not discover that your computers took down a government agency by having ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required