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Budgeting for Techies: How to Get Money for a New Security Tool

Tired of the 'sorry, no budget' each time you want the company to buy a new software tool? You are not alone. We provide some great tips to get budget, with insights on how companies deal with it.

Summary of Budgeting for Techies: How to Get Money for a New Security Tool

How to Get Money for a New Security Tool We all know the common answer when asking for a new software tool: “sorry, no budget”. But why is that? Often because we, as technical oriented people, simply don’t know how budgeting works. Not surprising, as no one taught us. The downside is that it limits us seriously, to obtain the right tools for the job. Time to combine tech, money, and skills, to get finally that new tool you wanted!

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Hardening Guides and Tools for Red Hat Linux (RHEL)

Overview of tools and hardening guides to implement system hardening for Red Hat Linux. Also applies Fedora, CentOS and Scientific Linux systems.

Summary of Hardening Guides and Tools for Red Hat Linux (RHEL)

System hardening is an important part in securing computer networks. Each system should get the appropriate security measures to provide a minimum level of trust. In this post we have a look at some of the options when securing a Red Hat based system. This information applies to Red Hat Linux (RHEL), Fedora, CentOS, Scientific Linux and others. Red Hat Red Hat itself has a hardening guide for RHEL 4 and is freely available.

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The state of Linux security in 2017

The year 2017 is closing, so it is time to review Linux security. Like last year, we look at the state of Linux security. A collection of the finest moments.

Summary of The state of Linux security in 2017

Linux security (2017 edition) The year is closing, so it is time to review Linux security. Like last year, we look at the state of Linux security. A collection of the finest moments. Did we forget something important? Let us know in the comments. This post will remain updated in the upcoming weeks. As this post may appear on HN, Reddit, Slashdot, and other high-traffic sites, this post is heavily cached.

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