Articles by Sean Boran 

Hardening the BIND DNS Server

This paper presents the risks posed by an insecure DNS server and walks through compiling, installing, configuring and optionally, chroot'ing BIND 8. The test environment is Solaris 2.5, 2.6, 7 and 8. Many configuration and troubleshooting tips are provided, along with up-to-date references on BIND and alternatives for NT, Linux and Solaris.

Personal Firewalls / Intrusion Detection Systems

The complexity of Microsoft Windows, Browsers, and PC applications has contributed to continual discovery of security weaknesses (which the typical user cannot be expected to follow or understand). Until now the standard tool for defending Windows was the Anti-Virus scanner, but this is no longer enough - the Personal Firewall has made it's debut and should soon become an essential tool for Windows users connected to hostile networks.

An Overview of Corporate Information Security

Combining Organisational, Physical & IT Security.

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