80 of the Best Linux Security Applications
A compilation of 80 of the best Linux security applications which help to protect the integrity of a system. For each application we have created its own portal page, providing a detailed description of the software, its features, with links to other relevant resources. hot
Crypto-Gram is a free monthly e-mail newsletter on computer security and cryptography from Bruce Schneier (author of Applied Cryptography, inventor of Blowfish and Twofish, CTO and
founder of Counterpane Internet Security, Inc., general crypto pundit and occasional crypto curmudgeon). hot
Apache Web Server Security Tips
some hints and tips on security issues in setting up a web server
a computer security organization, that helps companies defend themselves from attacks
Computer Incident Advisory Capability: provides on-call technical assistance and information to Department of Energy (DOE) sites faced with computer security incidents
a system for simple, yet reasonably secure IP encryption
COAST Hotlist: Computer Security, Law & Privacy
covers Organisationa & Agencies, Education in Computer Security, Events, Publications and more
COAST Hotlist: Internet Firewalls
provides the comprehensive list of resources associated with Internet firewalls.
COAST Security Archive
possibly the largest repository of security related information on the Internet
Computer Security News Daily
provides daily selections of news and other information pertaining to computer/network security
Debian Security Information
Exploit world - Linux section
an up-to-date list of security breaches in Linux software
Firewall Wizards Mail Archive
for searching the Firewall-Wizards Mailing List archive
Flux Advanced Security Kernel: n operating system security architecture that provides policy flexibility. The architecture has been prototyped in a microkernel-based research operating system
GNUPG is a complete and free replacement for PGP. Because it does not use IDEA or RSA it can be used without any restrictions. GNUPG is in most aspects compatible with the OpenPGP draft. Read more
Hack In The Box
an Information Security site dedicated to keeping knowledge free
for latest exploits on web. Harry-Inc is a resource for webmasters who can be aware of the latest exploits on the Internet
A security portal for information system security professionals.
for information about computer security, nmap, hacking and Linux
Internet Security News Archives
Katana is a portable multi-boot security suite designed for many of your computer security needs. The idea behind this tool is to bring together all of the best security distributions to run from one USB drive. Katana includes distributions which focus on Pen-Testing, Auditing, Forensics, System Recovery, Network Analysis, Malware Removal and more
Provides information about linux tunneling, clustering and other things.
Linux-security mailing lists
(ftp) archives of linux-alert, linux-alert-digest, linux-security and linux-security-digest mailing lists
intended as a pro-Linux and Open Source site that strives to provide objective and helpful information for the general Linux and Open Source community
encryption and privacy in the digital age. Find out how cryptography can be used in protecting your privacy and security on the Internet
Packet StormInternet Security Resource
Provides users with up-to-date information on the latest threats that face corporate networks and computer systems.
PGP - Pretty Good Privacy
a high-security cryptographic software application that allows people to exchange messages with both privacy and authentication
Red Hat Security Pages
Red Hat Security Pages includes Linux Security FAQ Section and Linux Security Alerts.
SANS Institute is a cooperative research and education organization dedicated to helping security professionals, systems administrators and network administrators learn and find solutions to the various problems and challenges they face.
provides Internet security services. Specialized in alerts and advisories against vulnerabilities to companies worldwide
Securing & Optimizing Linux: Red Hat Edition
this book addresses unanswered questions about Linux security and optimization in the marketplace. It is intended for a technical audience and discusses how to install a Red Hat Linux Server with all the necessary security and optimization for a high performance Linux specific machine. It covers in detail several ways to configure tasks’ security and optimization.
designed to facilitate discussion on security related topics and create security awareness
a french speaking website about security, cryptography, networking technologies and their use with Linux
The Information Security Glossary
terms listed within this Glossary and Reference represent a varied selection of the terms used in the world of IT, Security, and Business, all of which have some connection with the subject of Information Security
The International PGP Home Page
a public key encryption program
Trinux: A Linux Security Toolkit
a ramdisk-based Linux distribution that boots from a single floppy or CD-ROM, loads it packages from an HTTP/FTP server, a FAT/NTFS/ISO filesystem, or additional floppies. Trinux contains the latest versions of popular Open Source network security tools for port scanning, packet sniffing, vulnerability scanning, sniffer detection, packet construction, active/passive OS fingerprinting, network monitoring, session-hijacking, backup/recovery, computer forensics, intrusion detection, and more
Yellow Dog Updates
security updates for the Yellow Dog Linux distribution