How do I secure and audit shell access with Enterprise Audit Shell?

Posted on in Categories Security, UNIX last updated May 25, 2006

Most of us know how to secure a UNIX/Linux server. In this article Douglas Hanks, talks about securing and auditing the shell access with Enterprise Audit Shell (EAS).

FTA “…Sarbanes-Oxley has forced many companies to start taking UNIX security seriously. Not a big deal. We all know how to secure a UNIX server: disable unnecessary network daemons; remove unnecessary software packages like compilers and debuggers; institute strict password and account parameters; and search and destroy world-writable files. The only thing that eludes us is how to secure and audit shell access. This is where Enterprise Audit Shell (EAS) comes in…”,

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. He has worked with global clients and in various industries, including IT, education, defense and space research, and the nonprofit sector. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+.

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