80 of the Best Linux Security Applications

Posted by sde on May 5, 2008 6:17 AM EST
LinuxLinks.com; By Steve Emms
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The aim of this article is to provide the user with a starting point for improving the security of a Linux machine. Basic system security (e.g. having a regular backup strategy, using hard-to-guess passwords, removing services that you don't need) is essential administration in protecting your data. But you need a more sophisticated approach to keep intruders out.

We have identified 80 of the best Linux security applications which help to protect the integrity of a system. For each application we have compiled its own portal page, providing a detailed description of the software, its features, with links to other relevant resources.

All of the software featured in this article is free to download, and almost all released under the GNU General Public License.

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