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Video: Five tips for improving Linux security

Bill Detwiler shares five tips for improving Linux security, such as not logging in as root and using keyring.

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 of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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