Chapter 23. Securing Your Machines


It’s an old story, but it will remain true for the foreseeable future: The only method of keeping a computer 100% secure is to lock it in a room and never turn it on. The one thing computers do best is also the most dangerous thing about them—they collect, store, and display information. Your job as a system administrator is to ensure to the best of your ability that particular bits of information are displayed only to the people and ...

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