Ben McCann

Co-founder at Connectifier.
ex-Googler. CMU alum.

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Security Lockdown for Linux


Automatic updates If you’re using Ubuntu you can do this by editingĀ /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades. Running out of date packages with security holes is a good way to get your machine pwnd. Remove unused software Every piece of software installed on your system provides one more attack point for malicious users. You should inventory your system and remove Read More

Apache CXF Tutorial – WS-Security with Spring


This tutorial will cover adding an authentication component to your web service though WS-Security. If you need an overview of how to setup CXF then you may find our previous tutorial helpful. Another helpful resource is CXF’s own WS-Security tutorial. However, it does not include information on how to setup the client through Spring. To Read More