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Linux All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition by Emmett Dulaney

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Chapter 1

Introducing Linux Security

In This Chapter

arrow Establishing a security policy and framework

arrow Understanding host security issues

arrow Understanding network security issues

arrow Translating computer security terminology

arrow Keeping up with security news and updates

This chapter explains why you need to worry about security — and offers a high-level view of how to get a handle on security. The idea of an overall security framework is explained and the two key aspects of security — host security and network security — are discussed. This chapter ends by introducing you to the terminology used in discussing computer security.

lxo-102.eps According to the weighting, 15 percent of the questions on the LX0-102 exam fall under the Security domain. This number should be viewed as being very conservative since so much of administration involves security. You’ll find topics related to it in domains such as Administrative ...

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