LFS216 - Linux Security Fundamentals
Self-Paced LearningLearning Style
40 HoursCourse Duration
About Individual Course:
After completing this course you will be able to assess your current security needs, evaluate your current security readiness and implement security options as required. Everyone involved with any security related tasks including implementation technicians, developers and managers will gain additional expertise from this course.
Those involved with any security related task at any level. The class focuses on understanding and basic configuration of the component parts such that with the solutions provided any technical level is sufficient to learn about Linux Security.
Learners should be able to download files from the Internet, configure virtual machines, import a virtual appliance and a “host only” virtual private network. Basic Linux command line skills, covered in (LFS201 - Essentials of System Administration) are required. Familiarity with Red Hat Linux, CentOS or Fedora is highly recommended.
Materials: 1 year online access to all course content and labs.
This course is:
- 100% online and self-paced
- Loaded with labs (and solutions) designed by our experts
- Designed to give you the skills and knowledge necessary to assess your security needs, evaluate current security readiness, and implement security options as needed
About This Course
This course is a comprehensive look at the security challenges that can affect almost every system, especially with the seamless connectivity we seek from the Internet. Many of the features for securing Linux are built in to either the Linux Kernel or added by the various Linux Distributions. This class explores many of these options to secure the systems. In some cases specialized Linux appliances are used demonstrate how one would interact with corporate production servers. This is an encompassing class experience that will further expand your awareness of security issues and preventative measures.
The class starts with an overviews of Computer Security and touches on how security affects everyone in the chain of development, implementation, administration and the end user.
This course is designed to work with a wide range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro.
Self-Paced Learning Outline
Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. Security Basics
Chapter 3. Threats and Risk Assessment
Chapter 4. Physical Access
Chapter 5. Logging
Chapter 6. Auditing and Detection
Chapter 7. Application Security
Chapter 8. Kernel Vulnerabilities
Chapter 9. Authentication
Chapter 10. Local System Security
Chapter 11. Network Security
Chapter 12. Network Services Security
Chapter 13. Denial of Service
Chapter 14. Remote Access
Chapter 15. Firewalling and Packet Filtering
Chapter 16. Response and Mitigation
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