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"Faulk, Merv L." wrote:
> I'm in the process of preparing an IT Security Policy & Procedures
> Manual for a company. Has anybody out there done one...and have any advice
> for a newbee?
Something no one has mentioned yet: permissions. Who can read, write
or execute which files and directories?
Also, besides the policy for acceptable passwords, consider the
technical side of them. If you're using a UNIX/Linux server, should
shadow passwords be enabled? md5 passwords? Will SUID be used, so
that some programs run as root user - and, if so, which ones?
Finally, what technology, if any, is used for remote login?
tarantella? ssh? And who can do a remote login?
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Contributing Editor, Maximum Linux
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