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Re: [school-discuss] Welcome to Schoolforge! (93?)
Jim Aird wrote:
> On 7/5/02 12:48 AM, "Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>* Use the latest stable release for your operating system and software.
>>* Uninstall or disable software and services that you do not use.
>>* Follow the security announcements and security discussion forums for
>>your operating system and software.
>>* Continuously update your software for important fixes or other
>>* Use periodic tools to detect security weaknesses, check file
>>integrity, and to do ongoing system maintenance.
>>* Monitor and analyze your logs and traffic for preventive maintenance.
>>* Backup all important data for rebuilding the system from scratch --
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>>Don't use web-to-mail CGIs unless the recipient's email address can't be
>>(I believe that this discussion is off-topic for this list. You may want
>>to use a more appropriate forum.)
> If this content is off topic I'm in the wrong forum. As an infant gnu/linux
> user/admin I find this kind of information helpful and very difficult to
> find in this (simplified) state elsewhere. I know I have a lot of reading
> to do before I know everything so it is very kind for those who have the
> info to schmear it out for us who would otherwise not have it in a nice
> clear list.
> I am going to print your list, make sure I understand what everything is and
> start writing my security policy.
For specific Linux help, try the seul-edu list, many of the folks here
are also subscribed there and are happy to help with Linux
administration and usage issues.
- cameron miller
- UNIX Systems Administrator