Linux System Security

Focus on Training
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1,999 GBP
Professional Training
Next available date: 27/09/2021 - Online courses
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Online courses
1,999 GBP

Online courses
1,999 GBP

City of London
1,999 GBP

City of London
1,999 GBP

Course description

This highly practical instructor Linux System Security course is aimed at Linux System Administrators who wish to enhance their knowledge  of Linux security and increase the security of their Linux systems.

The course is designed to teach security related tasks that would be relevant for all Linux distributions. For the purpose of practical exercises, CentOS Linux  will be used.

Exercises and examples are used throughout the course to give practical hands-on experience with the techniques covered.

The delegate will gain an understanding of:

  • Linux security basics, precautions and common attack methods
  • Viewing and configuring the key Linux log files
  • Querying and configuring the Linux Audit Framework
  • Knowledge and execution of key SELinux commands
  • Modifying SELinux policy and policy modules
  • Configuring the Red Hat firewall
  • Securing Linux applications with certificates
  • Securing applications with TCP wrappers
  • Securing SSH
  • Installing and configuring a Host Intrusion Detection System
  • Detecting root kits, viruses and other malware
  • Identifying security updates and signing packages
  • Increasing system security with PAM
  • Installing and configuring a password cracking utility
  • Basic and advanced sudo configuration
  • Securing Linux logins
  • Enchancing filesystem security and encrypting files
  • Configuring enhanced permissions and Access Control Lists
  • Configuring an OpenVPN server and client

Who will the Course Benefit?

The Linux System Security course is aimed at Linux System Administrators who wish to expand their knowledge of the many Linux security features and  increase the security level of their Linux systems.

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