I was wondering if there’’s a GUI that sits on top of iptables to make creation of lengthy firewall policies a bit more straightforward and it turns out there most certainly is. fwbuilder.org have written a magnificent multi-platform tool that presents a GUI to not only iptables, but PIX, FWSM, ipfilter & more.
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A blog at the Washington Post offers some little tidbits on how to make your websites more secure.
You can read the post here, bear in mind that it is totally IIS focussed, but pretty useful nonetheless.
I was looking for an app that would investigate an ESX host that wasn’t configured by me to see how much work would be needed to secure it.
I found Tripwire’s ConfigCheck java app an absolute cracker.
Another great post on the VMware Security Blog has outlined some of the best practices associated with isolating all VMotion traffic.
This was born out of an exploit being found that allows a hacker to take control of a mid-migration Virtual Machine.