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Linux Essentials for Cybersecurity, First Edition by William Rothwell, Denise Kinsey

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Chapter 29 Develop a Software Management Security Policy

In Chapter 26, “Red Hat–Based Software Management,” and Chapter 27, “Debian-Based Software Management,” you learned how to install software on Red Hat and Debian systems, respectively. Installing software comes with a responsibility: to ensure that the software placed on your systems does not pose a security risk. In this chapter, you learn how to discover possible security risks that software poses.

You also learned in Chapter 28, “System Booting,” how to configure a system to boot, including controlling what services and processes were started during the system boot. Each service has a separate configuration for security, much of which you have learned throughout this book. In this chapter, ...

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