eWEEK Labs Tests the Trusted Features Making Their Way into Mainstream OSes

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eWEEK Labs Tests the Trusted Features Making Their Way into Mainstream OSes

AppArmor, available as an add-on for Novells SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and recently released under the GNU GPL, sports a simple-to-use profile-building wizard, both in text and graphical (shown) flavors. The wizard helped us turn the systems learning

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eWEEK Labs Tests the Trusted Features Making Their Way into Mainstream OSes

As shown here in Fedora Core 5, SELinux offers lockdown Booleans as an alternative to complex policy rewriting.

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eWEEK Labs Tests the Trusted Features Making Their Way into Mainstream OSes

SELinux systems come with rewritten versions of basic tools for enabling and exposing SELinux functionality. Here, the command ls, prints the security context of a directory of files.

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eWEEK Labs Tests the Trusted Features Making Their Way into Mainstream OSes

We used Solaris 10s Process Rights Management to configure our Web server to start as a rights-limited user; we deployed the service in a walled-off Container for good measure.

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eWEEK Labs Tests the Trusted Features Making Their Way into Mainstream OSes

Solaris privilege controls framework enables admins to dole out limited rights via roles.

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