Securing the Linux Filesystem with Tripwire


Linux users need to know how to protect their servers or personal computers from destruction, and the first step they need to take is to protect the filesystem.

In this article, we’ll look at Tripwire, an excellent tool for protecting Linux filesystems. Tripwire is an integrity checking tool that enables system administrators, security engineers, and others to detect alterations to system files. Although it’s not the only option available (AIDE and Samhain offer similar features), Tripwire is arguably the most commonly used integrity checker for Linux system files, and it is available as open