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SELinux by Example: Using Security Enhanced Linux by David Caplan, Karl MacMillan, Frank Mayer

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Preface

This book is based on our many years of working with, deploying, and helping evolve Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux). We have also created technical courses on SELinux, and in our teaching experience we have found that it is difficult to introduce entirely new and foreign notions of computer security to a new audience. In this book, we think we achieved a good balance between conceptual overview versus concrete, hands-on examples.

Another challenge with this book is that SELinux is a new technology; although it has been incorporated into mainstream Linux distributions, it is still evolving. We and others have many innovative ongoing research and development projects to enhance SELinux in many ways. In this book, we face the challenge ...

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