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Linux Security and Hardening



    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!

    Course design

    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

    • Video lessons
    • Online study materials

    Will I receive a certificate of completion?

    Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

    Why study this course

    It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

    The Linux Security and Hardening is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

    Course Curriculum

    Unit 01: Course Overview and Downloads
    Course Overview 00:01:00
    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
    Disk Encryption 00:06:00
    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
    Password Security 00:08:00
    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 00:06:00
    File Attributes Demo 00:03:00
    ACLs 00:09:00
    ACLs Demo 00:06:00
    Rootkits 00:09:00
    Rootkit Hunter Demonstration 00:07:00
    Unit 07: Additional Resources
    Additional Resources 00:05:00



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