Linux Security (LFS416)

This course is designed for IT professionals and candidates striving to gain better knowledge and understanding of Linux System Security Essentials.


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This course is designed for IT professionals and candidates striving to gain better knowledge and understanding of Linux System Security Essentials.

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About this Course:

Security is the leading concern of business enterprises and resolving cybersecurity concerns is the utmost priority of any business and organization. Data protection and information security is becoming more and more complicated with the advancements in information technology. This course is designed for IT professionals and candidates striving to gain better knowledge and understanding of Linux System Security Essentials. Business direly needs professionals who can adequately implement robust security measures and protect viable business data. On average, a Linux Security Administrator earns $92,966 annually.

This course covers key concepts of Linux Security such as Security-Enhancing Techniques & Tools, Server Hardening, Monitoring Deployment, Security Attack Detection Practices, and Linux Response Strategy & Security Policy Development. This intermediate-level course provides professionals with practical knowledge of adopting a technical security approach and effectively corresponding to security holes and attack vectors in the Linux System. Professionals will develop the skillset required to mitigate security risks and resolve security vulnerabilities.

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The core objective of this course is to help professionals develop a better understanding and sound knowledge of the following key concepts:

  • Enterprise Security Risk Assessment in Linux Ecosystem
  • Security-Enhancing Tools and Techniques
  • Server Hardening and Security Threats & Vulnerabilities
  • Monitoring Deployment and Implementing Attack Detection Practices & Tools
  • Linux Response Strategy and Security Policy Development
  • Configuring Linux Systems for DISA STIG & HIPAA Compliance


This course is tailored for the following group of professionals and interested candidates:

  • Linux Security Administrator
  • IT Professionals & Experts
  • Cybersecurity Professionals


Professionals planning to enroll in the Linux Security (LFS416) course must comply with the following prerequisites:

  • Fundamental Knowledge of Local System Administration
  • Conceptual Knowledge of Networking Systems
  • Practical Experience of working with Linux & Unix
  • Certification in Linux System Administration (LFS301) or Equivalent Knowledge
  • Certification in Linux Network Management (LFS311) or Equivalent Knowledge


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SubjectsInformation Security, IT Ops & Management
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Learning StyleVirtual Classroom
Learning TypeCourse
Course Duration4 Days


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Course Prerequisites
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