Participants will receive a general overview of the value provided by Common Criteria security certifications. We will discuss best practices for hardening a Linux system. Including:
* Security policy development
* Planning for disasters
* Trusted, tolerated, and unknown software
* Installation considerations
* Restricted execution environment
* Identification and authentication
* Linux Auditing Subsystem (LAUS)
* Access control
* Security monitoring and management
* Secure communication
* System maintenance
* Useful resources
Although we will be using SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 for the purposes of our presentation, the principles we will present are easily adapted to Red Hat, Debian, Mandrake, or what ever your favorite distribution may be.
Mr. Gregory D. Rosenberg, the Chief Technology Officer and founder of RICIS, Inc. has been active in the technology arena for more than two decades. He holds 19 professional certifications (CISSP, LPIC-1, CLE, CNE, NBFAA, RL, MCSE, MCT) and is working on LPIC-2 and CLP. A published author, Mr. Rosenberg has written, served as subject matter expert, or technical editor on more than a dozen books including the recently published Third edition of Practical Unix and Internet Security.
Founded in 1974, RICIS effectively and efficiently serves its large customer base by developing standards and best practices, as well as by implementing systems and leveraging automation. RICIS has served more than 12,000 customers does in 67 countries. Its partner network has grown to 485 reseller and consulting partners in 64 countries.
In addition to technology services, Mr. Rosenberg owns and operates RICIS Security. This spin-off focuses on physical security, digital surveillance, personnel and force protection. Enhancing this service line Mr. Rosenberg co-founded C.O.P.S. Inc. which offers more than 34,000 products to law enforcement, emergency services, and public safety organizations.
Hobbies include radio (Amateur Extra Class N9NNO with radio licenses in seven other radio services) locksmithing, physical security, home automation, photography, as well as stamp and coin collecting. He teaches entrepreneur skills, personal finance, communications, radio, camping, and hiking to Scouts.
IIT Rice Campus Room 103 201 East Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60187-8489Directions to IIT - Rice Campus in Wheaton
From the North or South: From I-355 (North-South Tollway), exit westbound at Rt.56/Butterfield Road and proceed west 3 1/2 miles on B utterfield Road to East Loop Road. Turn right onto East Loop Road (Phillip's 66 Gas Station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building. Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
From the I-294 (Tri-State Tollway), take the I-88 (East-West Tollway) westbound and follow directions "From the East or West" below.
From the East or West: From I-88 (East-West Tollway), take the Naperville Road exit. At the traffic light, turn left onto Naperville Road and continue north for 1\275 miles to Rt. 56/Butterfield Road. Turn right onto Rt. 56/Butterfield Road and proceed 1/4 mile to the first traffic light (East Loop Road). Turn left on to East Loop Road, ( Phillip's 66 Gas station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building.Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
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