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howtos:security:start [2012/09/25 02:07 (UTC)]
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 +====== HOWTO articles - Security ======
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 +Securing your computer is an ongoing process. The following guides will help you secure your Slackware installation,​ be it for server, workstation or laptop needs. Make sure you subscribe to the slackware-security [[http://​www.slackware.com/​lists/​|mailing list]]. All security announcements since 1999 are available on [[http://​www.slackware.com/​security/​]]. ​
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 +This section contains articles related to securing your Slackware based system and network.
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 +<note tip>​Inspired?​ Want to write a Security HOWTO page yourself? \\ Type a new page name (no spaces - use underscores instead) and start creating! {{NEWPAGE[>​howtos:​security:​}} </​note>​
 ====== Security ====== ====== Security ======
  
-Securing your computer is an ongoing process. The following guides will help you secure your Slackware installation,​ be it for server, workstation or laptop needs. Make sure you subscribe to the slackware-security [[http://​www.slackware.com/​lists/​|mailing list]]. All security announcements since 1999 are available on [[http://​www.slackware.com/​security/​]]. 
  
 ===== Physical security ===== ===== Physical security =====
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 ===== File System Security ===== ===== File System Security =====
   * Encryption   * Encryption
 +    * Encrypt swap space to protect sensitive contents [[howtos:​security:​enabling_encrypted_swap|Enabling Encrypted Swap]]
   * File Permissions   * File Permissions
   * Track system changes with OSSEC   * Track system changes with OSSEC

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