SeLinux - is it worth it?
gossner at internode.on.net
Wed Sep 10 07:53:10 CST 2014
On Wed, 10 Sep 2014 03:15:59 +0930
David Lloyd <davidlloyd at bigpond.com> wrote:
> Usually SeLinux stops me from doing what I intended to do and makes
> my systems UNUSABLE as opposed to SECURE.
> If a system is UNUSABLE it is USELESS.
I was going to say much the same as Kim.
Unusable != Secure. Pretty much grabs it.
Buying into the culture is also a pain.
AppArmor is also um unevenly approached.
I was under the impression that 'Buntu was walking slowly away from it..
but I'm usually wrong about that sort of thing)
Security is not a wallpaper.
Pasting it on is (self) delusional.
But hey it makes the folks feel better and has some real utility so why
(sorry my bad and jaded and pre caffeinated)
We do have choice.
You want a secure system drive a toaster.
Else plan on an invasion, even corrosion over time.
-- Pete <gossner at internode.on.net>
Wednesday 10 September 07:43:01 ACST 2014
As long as there are sovereign nations possessing great power,
war is inevitable.
--Albert Einstein "Einstein on the Atomic Bomb"
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