Engineered from the ground-up with specific regard to security, EnGarde Secure Linux incorporates intrusion alert capabilities, a complete suite of e- business applications using AllCommerce, improved authentication and access control, strong cryptography, and complete SSL secure Web-based administration capabilities. EnGarde protects against many forms of attack, not just a particular form of vulnerability. It is also not just a repackaged version of another distribution that claims to be secure. EnGarde is a collection of best-of-breed applications from many sources tuned to provide exactly what is necessary to maintain a secure Internet presence. Featuring the Linux Intrusion Detection System integrated into its design, as well as Web-manageable Tripwire, tools from many Open Source security projects including Openwall, snort network intrusion detection system, and extensive host security improvements, EnGarde Secure Linux strives to be the most secure, yet functional, Linux distribution to date.