Unix systems Security Management



Why security? Log files, commands, backdoors Good passwords other threats




Why security?

Providing access to legitimate users only, is one of the goals of Unix systems administrator. There are several utilities, programs that run on Unix systems bugs which provide potential security threats. The most famous one is Sendmail Daemon that when used in debug mode will execute all the commands as root, so a user who has an access to system can potentially become a superuser to do anything.
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Log files, commands, backdoors

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Good passwords

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Other threats


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