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Linux Security Fundamentals

  • Tuition USD $299
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4762 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.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Some Labs are very good but some steps it ask to update but its already updated, but overall its very good training.

The class was very vast paced however the teacher was very good at checking in on us while giving us time to complete the labs.

Topics, material and specially instructor (Graham Godfrey) was beyond my expectations.

The labs and course material gave me valuable insights into cloud security architecture

They were very good. They made sure everyone was able to get into the training and got all of the material needed for class.

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