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 1998 USENIX Annual Technical Conference - June 15-19, 1998 - Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana
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M9   Internet Security for UNIX System Administrators
Ed DeHart, Pittsburgh OnLine, Inc.

Who should attend: UNIX system administrators, network managers, operations and support staff. You should have a good working knowledge of UNIX system administration, and be an experienced Internet user.

In this tutorial you will learn strategies and techniques to help eliminate the threat of Internet intrusions and to improve the security of UNIX systems connected to the Internet.

This tutorial will also help you understand, set up, and manage a number of Internet services appropriate to your site's mission.

At the end of the day, you will be able to establish and maintain a secure Internet site that allows the benefits of Internet connectivity while protecting the organization's information.

Topics will include:

-    Latest information on security problems
-    UNIX system security
-    TCP/IP network security
-    Site security policies

Ed DeHart  is a former member of the CERT Coordination Center which he helped found in 1988. Today, Ed is the president of Pittsburgh OnLine, Inc., an ISP that operates several UNIX servers.

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