Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: January 24, 2008
Location: Waller Creek
Before the meeting began people helped the Secretary fix his broken computer. Test ran during the meeting, OK.
Konrad Rosenbaum was introduced by Denis Oxford. Giving a presentation on Basic Desktop Security. Think Security five Questions.
Never rely on one single point of failure.
Design the threat model.
Distribution is first security. Choose a distribution that is designed for what you want to do. Update your system. Choose secure password. Remember passwords are unsafe.
Get rid of junk. Configure Security. Firewall. Every system has a right to its own firewall.
Don't forget about Ipv6. Rootkit scanner. IP-tables. IP-tables:filtering. Ip-tables.
The slides for this excellent presentation should be in our archive.