Brief Overview of UNIX/Linux Security

Simon Epsteyn
ChicagoLand Linux Users Group

Tuesday July 24th at 7:00pm
College of DuPage - K161


This talk will briefly cover security related topics of interested to new systems administrators, and will be based around the Linux Security HOWTO.

1. Introduction
2. Overview
3. Physical Security
4. Local Security
5. Files and Filesystem Security
6. Password Security and Encryption
7. Kernel Security
8. Network Security
9. Security Preparation (before you go on-line)
10. What To Do During and After a Breakin

Speaker Bio

Simon Epsteyn is the President and Co-Founder of the ChicagoLand Linux Users Group. He is currently employed by the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory as a UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator.

Getting to the meeting

The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, July 24th, 2001, at the College of DuPage, building K - room 161.

        College of DuPage
        Building K, Rm 161
        22nd and Lambert
        Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56). Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd,
then Lambert Rd North to 22nd St. Turn left and look for lot 10 on the left side of 22nd St.
Walk to building K, room 161 is on the first floor, on the east side of the building.

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