AppArmor more user friendly than SELinux? #LinuxCon


From the ‘Linux Security’ files:

BOSTON. There are number of access control systems available for Linux but which one is easier to use?

At LinuxCon, Z. Cliffe Schreuders (pic left) a doctoral candidate at Murdoch University in Australia presented the findings of a small usability study he conducted into Linux access control systems.

Long story short, his study of 39 people found that AppArmor was generally found to be more user-friendly than SELinux. SELinux is the system used by Red Hat, while AppArmor is favoured by openSUSE and and Ubuntu.

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