Chapter 10: Securing Your System
The following CompTIA Linux+ objectives are covered in this chapter:
- 1.110.1 Perform security administration tasks
- 1.110.2 Set up host security
- 1.110.3 Securing data with encryption
Chances are, you take basic security measures in your daily life—locking the door to your house, avoiding unsafe neighborhoods, keeping valuables out of sight in your car, and so on. Such measures can minimize the risk of a theft or even personal injury, and similar measures on a computer can help protect the computer from compromise. This chapter covers several security issues: restricting access to the computer by port number, managing the security of individual programs, managing passwords, setting miscellaneous account security ...