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Application security

Qualys BrowserCheck will perform a security analysis of your browser and its plugins to identify any security issues.

https://browsercheck.qualys.com/

System configuration guidelines

Apple

Windows

Linux

Security benchmarks

The Center for Internet Security has written security benchmarks for various products and operating systems. Please note that to download these you need to answer 3 multiple choice questions, the personal information is optional only.

https://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/

Tools

Unix

SSH rate limiting:

Windows

Vendor security information and Vulnerabilities

Microsoft

http://www.microsoft.com/security/default.aspx

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin

Apple

http://www.apple.com/support/security/

Linux

RedHat - https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/advisory/

Ubuntu - http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/

Debian - http://www.debian.org/security/

BugTraq and other lists

A useful archive of security-related lists and vendor notices can be found at:

http://www.securityfocus.com/

http://neohapsis.com/white_papers