[CentOS] selinux stuff - I just don't get

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 14:31:55 UTC 2005

On 11/14/05, Peter Farrow <peter at farrows.org> wrote:
> Furthermore,  why people believe adding complexity to a system  "makes
> it more secure" baffles me,
> We enter into the realms of "security by obscurity", and Bill Gates'
> "bloat and crash ware" epitomises that....

It's not security through obscurity. SElinux is published and
reasonably well documented. It's just difficult. "Security through
difficulty" is probably more accurate.

Jim Perrin
System Architect - UIT
Ft Gordon & US Army Signal Center

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