Do you really want to give your credit card number to a MicroSoft IIs webserver? Use this tool to ID the web server: IDserver
On the client or personal side of security which is usually your web browser [I suggest you get from your Linux distro to keep updating simple].
Computer Viruses, Worms, Trojans seem to cause the most problems: [UW security tools] [CA-InoculateIT] [Trend Micro] [ Netware and McAfee] [McAFEE] [Novell Patch list] [Symantec Security] [Sophos] [www.f-secure.com] [www.securelist.com/en/]
Read ccianet papers Check out other security weaknesses where you can actually test for some of these bugs/features. Security- Linux vs Windows
[PKI Certificate Server] [PKI risks] [FOSS PKI project] [PGP freeware]
SANS System Administration Networking
SANS on Novell products security white papers in the Reading Room
[ICSA] [CSI] [securiteam] [Foundstone] [SecurityFocus] [Neohapsis]
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) is the newest and oldest form of Cyber Terror. This www.sans.org is a good site to check regularly -a product of the joint thinking of some of the best minds in security- and it will continue to improve if you share your experiences in implementing the prescriptions.
IDS/IPS - Intrusion Detection System / Intrusion Prevention System - With millions of downloads and nearly 400,000 registered users, Snort has become the de facto standard. Another FOSS tool try Snort by SourcefireOK, now let us use the power of a Full Service Directory to setup security policies, get IDS and then automate defenses. Provide real-time intrusion prevention that detects attempts to breach enterprise security AND automatically intercepts and stops attacks before they can do any damage. Netvision Security Policy Management
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