Appendices

 

Appendix A: Books and magazines

Appendix C: Other Linux security documentation

Appendix D: Online security documentation

Appendix E: General security sites

Appendix F: General Linux sites

 

Appendix A: Books and magazines

 

Sendmail - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/sendmail2/
Linux Network Admin Guide (NAG) - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linag/
Running Linux - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/runux2/noframes.html
DNS & BIND - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/dns3/
Apache - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/apache2/
Learning The Bash Shell - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/bash2/
Building Internet Firewalls - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/fire/
Computer Crime - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/crime/
Computer Security Basics - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/csb/
Cracking DES - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/crackdes/
Essential System Administration - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/esa2/
Linux in a nutshell - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linuxnut2/
Managing NFS and NIS - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/nfs/
Managing Usenet - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/musenet/
PGP - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/pgp/
Practical Unix and Internet Security - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/puis/
Running Linux - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/runux2/
Using and Managing PPP - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/umppp/
Virtual Private Networks - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/vpn2/

Red Hat/SAMS also publish several interesting books:
Maximum RPM (available as a postscript document on http://www.rpm.org/)
Red Hat User's Guide (available as HTML on ftp://ftp.redhat.com/)

SNMP, SNMPv2 and RMON - W. Stallings (ISBN: 0-201-63479-1)

Magazines:
Linux Journal (of course, monthly)
Sys Admin (intelligent articles, monthly)
Perl Journal (quarterly) 
Information Security - http://www.infosecuritymag.com/

 

Appendix C: Other Linux security documentation

 

Firewalling and Proxy Server HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/Firewall-HOWTO.html

Linux IPCHAINS HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/IPCHAINS-HOWTO.html

Linux NETFILTER HOWTO
http://netfilter.kernelnotes.org/

Linux Security HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/Security-HOWTO.html

Linux Shadow Password HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/Shadow-Password-HOWTO.html

The Linux CIPE + Masquerading mini-HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/mini/Cipe+Masq.html

Firewall Piercing mini-HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/mini/Firewall-Piercing.html

Quota mini-HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/mini/Quota.html

Secure POP via SSH mini-HOWTO
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/mini/Secure-POP+SSH.html

The VPN HOWTO (using SSH)
http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/HOWTO/mini/VPN.html

Red Hat Knowledge Base
http://www.redhat.com/cgi-bin/support?faq

 

Appendix D: Online security documentation

 

Bugtraq Archives
http://www.geek-girl.com/bugtraq/

CERT Incident Reporting Guidelines
http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/incident_reporting.html

SECURITY RISK ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT
http://www.norman.com/local/whitepaper.htm

An Introduction to Information Security
http://www.certicom.com/ecc/wecc1.htm

Site Security Handbook
http://sunsite.cnlab-switch.ch/ftp/doc/standard/rfc/21xx/2196

Guidelines for the Secure Operation of the Internet
http://sunsite.cnlab-switch.ch/ftp/doc/standard/rfc/12xx/1281

How to Handle and Identify Network Probes
http://www.network-defense.com/papers/probes.html

Free Firewall and related tools (large)
http://sites.inka.de/sites/lina/freefire-l/index_en.html

Internet FAQ Consortium (You want FAQ’s? We got FAQ’s!)
http://www.faqs.org/

The jargon-free guide to computer and internet security
https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/internet-computer-security-guide

The human side of computer security (an article on social engineering)
http://www.sunworld.com/sunworldonline/swol-07-1999/swol-07-security.html

IBM Redbooks
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/

AES Algorithm Efficiency
http://www.seven77.demon.co.uk/cryptography_technology/Aes/index.htm

General security research and development
http://www.sekure.net/

Some general whitepapers and articles
http://www.enteract.com/~lspitz/pubs.html

COAST Library
http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/coast/coast-library.html

Coast hotlist (hugelist of resources)
http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/coast/hotlist/

D.O.E. Sysworks
http://members.aol.com/jpeschel/index.htm

 

Appendix E: General security sites

 

SecurityPortal, has a Linux section, this document and my weekly column (it's a great site!).
http://www.securityportal.com/

Open Security Solutions
http://www.opensec.net/

SANS
http://www.sans.org/

Security Mailing Lists
http://www.iss.net/vd/mail.html

8 Little Green Men
http://www.8lgm.org/

Robert's Cryptography, PGP & Privacy Links
http://www.interlog.com/~rguerra/www/

Open Security Solutions
http://www.opensec.net/

Cryptome
http://cryptome.org

PacketStorm
http://packetstorm.securify.com/

COAST
ftp://coast.cs.purdue.edu/pub/

.rain.forest.puppy
http://www.wiretrip.net/rfp/

InfoWar
http://www.infowar.com/

 

Appendix F: General Linux sites

 

Linux.com
http://www.linux.com/

Linux.org
http://www.linux.org/

Linux Administration Made Easy (LAME)
http://www.LinuxNinja.com/linux-admin/

 

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