5 Ways SELinux may surprise you...

    Date21 Dec 2007
    CategorySELinux
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    This is one of the best overviews on some misconceptions and trends regarding SELinux that we've seen in awhile. If you are just beginning to get a feel for SELInux, or still aren't sure what it is, read this article.

    In the column that follows, author and SELinux expert Frank Mayer will walk you through five of the ways that this venerable Linux security technology may surprise you.

    By now, most people in the Linux world have heard of Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux). Since its initial release by the National Security Agency in 1999, SELinux has become a standard part of the Linux kernel and a supported capability in many Linux distributions including Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
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