As its advocates will remind you again and again, Linux is a very secure operating system. But that doesn't mean you should get complacent and ignore fundamental security measures. During this week's TR Dojo episode, I share five tips for improving Linux security.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. He was most recently Managing Editor for TechRepublic Pro. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.