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The Complete Linux Security Training Course: All In One

What you’ll learn

  • Understanding Linux Security Problem
  • Learning various vulnerabilities and exploits in relation to Linux systems
  • Local Filesystem Security
  • Configure and build a secure kernel and test it
  • Explore various ways to authenticate local users while monitoring their activities
  • Network Security
  • Security Tools
  • Linux Security Distros
  • Security Monitoring and Logging
  • Understanding Linux Service Security
  • Scanning & Auditing Linux

Requirements

  • Basic linux knowledge is helpful but not required

Description

Welcome to this course. Nowadays, system security has gained a lot of momentum and software professionals are focusing heavily on it. Linux is often treated as a highly secure operating system. With the growing popularity of Linux, more and more administrators have started moving to the system to create networks or servers for any task. However, the reality is that Linux has its share of security flaws, and these security flaws allow attackers to get into your system and modify or even destroy your important data. But there’s no need to panic, since there are various mechanisms by which these flaws can be removed, and this course will help you learn about different types of Linux security to create a more secure Linux system.

With lots of step-by-step recipes, the course starts by introducing you to various threats to Linux systems. You then get to walk through customizing the Linux kernel and securing local files. Next you will move on to manage user authentication locally and remotely and also mitigate network attacks. Finally, you will learn to patch bash vulnerability and monitor system logs for security.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • Understanding Linux Security Problem
  • Configuring a Secure and Optimized Kernel
  • Learning various vulnerabilities and exploits in relation to Linux systems
  • Local Filesystem Security
  • Local Authentication in Linux
  • Configure and build a secure kernel and test it
  • Learn about file permissions and security and how to securely modify files
  • Explore various ways to authenticate local users while monitoring their activities.
  • Remote Authentication
  • Network Security
  • Security Tools
  • Linux Security Distros
  • Bash Vulnerability Patching
  • Security Monitoring and Logging
  • Authenticate users remotely and securely copy files on remote systems
  • Review various network security methods including firewalls using iptables and TCP Wrapper
  • Understanding Linux Service Security
  • Scanning & Auditing Linux
  • Explore various security tools including Port Sentry, Squid Proxy, Shorewall, and many more
  • Understand Bash vulnerability/security and patch management
  • Vulnerability Scanning & Intrusion Detection

Who this course is for:

  • Linux administrators
  • System administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Anyone interested in securing moderate to complex Linux environments

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