PAM—Securing Linux Boxes Everywhere

In a world without Windows, PAM guards the doors.

There might be security in numbers (as the poor British Museum guard thought when he tried to deter Raffles from stealing the cup), but for Linux, PAM is the way to go. Without even resorting to rolling out your own modules, you can add plenty of flexibility to your security by setting up a few configuration files and rest assured that those rules will be obeyed globally.



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Hardware Authentication Open Source Pam Module

luc's picture


I just wanted to point out the availability of the swekey pam module.

This module lets you secure you ssh access with a $15 highly secure USB token.