By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2004-09-06 Print this article Print

SELinux can serve companies well on machines that host potentially vulnerable Internet-facing services, but it requires some expertise to properly configure and use.

SELinux is a set of kernel patches and utilities that boosts the security of the Linux system on which its enabled by providing for the enforcement of mandatory access control policies.

Click here to read the full review of SELinux.

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. Jason's coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at

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