Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 11th May 2008 23:48 UTC
Linux Linux has been described as one of the most secure operating systems available, but the National Security Agency (NSA) has taken Linux to the next level with the introduction of Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux). SELinux takes the existing GNU/Linux operating system and extends it with kernel and user-space modifications to make it bullet-proof. If you're running a 2.6 kernel today, you might be surprised to know that you're using SELinux right now! This article explores the ideas behind SELinux and how it's implemented.
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RE: We like
by sgibofh on Mon 12th May 2008 08:43 UTC in reply to "We like"
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we curently see a shift in our daiywork towards the apparmor stuff as it lowers the curve quite a bit.

problem with selinux indeed is the steep curve and unix people are hard to find, especialy when thy are not a consultant. So, keeping the stuff working and safe is better, so it seems.

Both products use the same system calls afaik. apparmor can do less at some points but so much easier to administer. Things management like.

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