Explore the process of beefing up security in all the Linux systems, with this exclusive Linux Security and Hardening course. This course will equip you with a combination of technical skills required to secure your Linux system from hackers and attackers.
By training yourself on how to harden your Linux system, you will have better protection against outside threats. Our comprehensive Linux Security and Hardening training will help you gain a firm grasp of the security guidelines and principles to keep your Linux system secure. It will expose you to the fundamental tools, taking you through physical security concepts, password security, file system security, and Linux firewall fundamentals that you need to ensure the long-term safety of your Linux server.
Enrol now and reach the level of skills required to keep hackers out of your way!
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme
After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £89. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.
CPD Certification from One Education
After successfully completing the assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education as proof of your continued expert development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an endorsed lesson. One Education will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed, and CPD endorsed certificates.
After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.
After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.
It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring expert or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an endorsed certificate attesting to your knowledge.
The Linux Security and Hardening is fully available to anyone, and no previous lessons are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.
|Unit 01: Course Overview and Downloads|
|Unit 02: General Security|
|Section Overview – General Security||00:01:00|
|Is Linux Secure?||00:02:00|
|What Makes Linux Secure?||00:08:00|
|Security Guidelines and Principles||00:08:00|
|Section Summary – General Security||00:02:00|
|Unit 03: Physical Security|
|Section Overview – Physical Security||00:01:00|
|Physical Security Concepts||00:08:00|
|Single User Mode Security||00:07:00|
|Single User Mode and Blank Passwords||00:03:00|
|Securing the Boot Loader||00:07:00|
|Encrypting a New Device, Part I||00:09:00|
|Encrypting a New Device, Part II||00:04:00|
|Encrypting an Existing Device||00:01:00|
|Disabling Control Alt Delete||00:02:00|
|Section Summary – Physical Security||00:01:00|
|Unit 04: Account Security|
|Section Overview – Account Security||00:01:00|
|Intro to PAM||00:05:00|
|PAM Configuration Example||00:04:00|
|Account Security Demo #1 (UID 0)||00:03:00|
|Controlling Account Access||00:05:00|
|Security by Account Type||00:06:00|
|Account Security Demo #2||00:03:00|
|Account Security Demo #3 (Sudo)||00:05:00|
|Unit 05: Network Security|
|Section Overview – Network Security||00:01:00|
|Network Security, Part I||00:08:00|
|Network Security, Part II||00:06:00|
|Securing SSHD, Part I||00:08:00|
|Securing SSHD, Part II||00:03:00|
|Linux Firewall Fundamentals||00:08:00|
|Configuring the Firewall from the Command Line||00:04:00|
|Firewall Rule Specifications||00:05:00|
|Example Firewall Rules||00:04:00|
|Linux Firewall Demonstration||00:10:00|
|TCP Wrappers, Part I||00:07:00|
|TCP Wrappers, Part II||00:04:00|
|Unit 06: File System Security|
|Section Overview – File System Security||00:01:00|
|File and Directory Permissions, Intro||00:01:00|
|File and Directory Permissions, Part I||00:11:00|
|File and Directory Permissions, Part II||00:09:00|
|Special Modes, Part I||00:08:00|
|Special Modes, Part II||00:03:00|
|File Attributes Demo||00:03:00|
|Rootkit Hunter Demonstration||00:07:00|
|Unit 07: Additional Resources|
|Assignment -Linux Security and Hardening||2 weeks, 1 day|
|Order Your Certificate|
|Order Your Certificate QLS||00:00:00|