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Linux Security Fundamentals

  • Tuition USD $299
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3224 Ratings
  • Course Code LFS216
  • Available Formats Self Paced

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.

Skills Gained

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. The class starts with an overview of computer security and touches on how security affects everyone in the chain of development, implementation, administration and the end user.

Who Can Benefit

This advanced Linux security course is for everyone involved with any security related tasks including implementation technicians, developers and managers will gain additional expertise from this course.

Course Details

Course 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 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
  • Chapter 17. Compliance Testing with OSCAP

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Good course. Labs were well-documented, relevant, and systems performed well.

The courses are very in-depth and useful to get a good idea of everything and get going from there.

I had a great experience in the IBM spectrum scale class, and learned alot.

Instructor, Training material & span of the training is neatly planned.

Well planned presentations. Live Demo. Excellent labs to ensure comprehension.

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