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Review: ‘Risk management insurance solution’

Author: JT Smith

LWN.net reviews Counterpane Internet Security’s offer of a “first-of-its-kind, comprehensive risk management insurance solution,” announced this week. Yes, they like it.

Category:

  • Linux

Linux’s Tell-Tale Heart, Part 3

Author: JT Smith

More security for beginning sysadmins. This time we learn how
portsentry
can identify port-scanners and stop them in their tracks.

Category:

  • Linux

X Windows Must Die!

Author: JT Smith

X is bloated, ugly, feature-starved, and impossible to use.
That’s right, it’s a
feisty anti-X polemic
from osOpinion.com; put on your asbestos suit.

Category:

  • Linux

Linux’s Tell-Tale Heart, Part 2

Author: JT Smith

Security for beginning sysadmins. This episode: using the
logcheck
script to keep abreast of security threats to your Linux system.

Category:

  • Linux

Personal Electronics on Planes: Safe?

Author: JT Smith

Are cellphones and laptops
safe to use
on planes? The FAA urges caution; a Congressional subcommittee takes up the question today.

Category:

  • Linux

Katz: The “Inviolate Personality”

Author: JT Smith

Jon Katz waxes philosophical on
the loss of privacy in modern life.

Category:

  • Linux

Insurance Against Hackers/Crackers

Author: JT Smith

Counterpane Internet Security has teamed up with Lloyds of London to offer
hacking insurance,
with policies of up to US$10,000,000.

Category:

  • Linux

Sun Microsystems releases StarOffice source code

Author: JT Smith

Sun Microsystems has released the source code of its StarOffice suite, the company announced via Linux PR.

Category:

  • Linux

GNULinux.com reviews multiple-OS ThinkFree Office

Author: JT Smith

ThinkFree Office (what a name, huh?) has rolled out a suite of office software that works across multiple OSes, including Linux and Windows. GNULinux.com staffers review it, and like what they see.

Category:

  • Linux

PR: John Wiley & Sons to release GNU/Linux certification guides

Author: JT Smith

Linux certification company Sair has announced that global publisher John Wiley & Sons will publish a second series of test preparation guides for the Sair Linux and GNU Certification program, according to Linux PR. The series will cover the program’s Linux Certified Engineer (LCE) level and be released in 2001.

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  • Linux