Advances in Engineering Innovation

Advances in Engineering Innovation

Vol. 2, 07 October 2023

Open Access | Article

Linux security

Gustavo Amarchand * 1 , Patrick Brown 2 , Thomas Mahoney 3
1 Saint Leo University
2 Saint Leo University
3 Saint Leo University

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Citation Gustavo Amarchand, Patrick Brown, Thomas Mahoney. Linux security. AEI (2023) Vol. 2: 18-21. DOI: 10.54254/2977-3903/2/2023015.


Linux is an open source Operating system that is for the most part freely available to the public. Due to its customizability and cost to performance benefits Linux has quickly been adopted by users and companies alike for use in applications such as servers and workstation. As the spread of Linux continues it is important for security specialists to understand the platform and the security issues that affect the platform as well. This paper seeks to first educate the users on what the Linux platforms is and what it offers to the user or company. And it then will expand upon some common or recent vulnerabilities that Linux faces due to the way it functions. After explaining some exploits, the paper will then seek to explain some hardening solutions that are available on the platform.


Linux, Linux security, Linux vulnerabilities


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