Should I worry about firewalls and anti-virus protection in Linux?
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I connect my Linux machine to quite a few customer's networks, and when they ask if I have the appropriate anti-virus software and firewalls installed, I have to answer "no". Is there software available for this?
Even though Linux is inherently more secure than windows, it also isn't a bad idea to get software to protect it more. ClamAV is a good choice for anti-virus software, and for firewalls, YAST contains an easy-to-setup configuration wizard for Linux's firewall.
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