security recommendations

Shawn sks at shaw.ca
Sun Dec 17 05:33:40 PST 2006


On Saturday 16 December 2006 20:37, Arden wrote:
> I am wondering what I really need to install for security on my new
> LFS system.
> I am the only user,
> connected behind a router to the internet,
> will be used for graphics, email, web,
> and connect to my local network.
>
> Is PAM necessary? Tripwire? Kerberos? I would like to hear your
> recommendations or comments.
> Arden

Hi Arden:

I'm the same as you. I run a desktop system.

I use PAM, iptables, and clamav for anti-virus.
I also keep up to date on security alerts. See:
http://www.us-cert.gov

Shawn



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