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Beginner’s guide to SELinux

SELinux or Security Enhanced Linux is advanced access control mechanism which was developed by US security agency NSA to prevent malicious intrusions & tempering. It implements MAC (Mandatory Access control) over already present DAC...

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Password Protect APACHE Directory with Basic Authentication

In our earlier tutorials, we have discussed ‘how we can create a apache server’ ‘secure it using an SSL certificate’ & also learned ‘some tips for Hardening apache server’. In this tutorial, we are...

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Getting started with FIREWALLD in RHEL/CentOS 7

Earlier we discussed about SELinux, which helps us secure our system. In addition to using SELinux, we should also enable firewall of our system. Starting with RHEL7, Firewalld was introduced which replaced IPtables, though...