Introducing Linux Security
IN THIS CHAPTER
Establishing basic security
Understanding host-related security issues
Understanding network-related security issues
Interpreting computer security terminology
Keeping up with security news and updates
This chapter explains why you need to worry about security — and offers a high-level view of how to get a handle on security. I explain the idea of an overall security framework and discuss the two key aspects of security: host security and network security. I end the chapter introducing you to the terminology used in discussing computer security.