Secure an Ubuntu Linux Server against Hackers

Secure an Ubuntu Linux Server against Hackers


Ensure your server is fully protected from hackers, with this complete Ubuntu Linux course.

A majority of public servers run on Linux, which makes it a prime target for hackers. The Secure an Ubuntu Linux Server against Hackers course will give you the skills and expertise to block most hacking attempts when running servers. Through hands-on video training, it covers all you need to know to ensure maximum security. You will learn basic Linux commands, how to set up RSA login, and much more. By the end of this course, you will be able to harden any Linux system and minimise its vulnerability against hackers. You will have in-demand skills required to become a Linux system administrator or engineer.

Learn how to protect your servers from hackers and enrol in this Ubuntu Linux masterclass today.

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

Certificate of Achievement

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 £69. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certificate 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. Certificate 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 and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider 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.

Method of Assessment

In order to ensure the Quality Licensing scheme endorsed and CPD acknowledged certificate, learners need to score at least 60% pass marks on the assessment process. After submitting assignments, our expert tutors will evaluate the assignments and give feedback based on the performance. After passing the assessment, one can apply for a certificate.

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 Secure an Ubuntu Linux Server against Hackers 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

Secure an Ubuntu Linux Server against Hackers
Module 01: Secure an Ubuntu Linux Server from Hackers Today 00:09:00
Module 02: Choosing a server host and setup 00:03:00
Module 03: Accessing the Ubuntu Linux server with putty 00:03:00
Module 04: How to download Putty for Windows 00:01:00
Module 05: Using a password manager like LastPass 00:03:00
Module 06: Changing the password with passwd 00:02:00
Module 07: Adding a new user with adduser 00:03:00
Module 08: Signing in with the added user 00:01:00
Module 09: Usermod to give the user sudo or root privileges 00:01:00
Module 10: Verify sudo access on user 00:01:00
Module 11: Key basic Linux commands cd pwd and ls 00:04:00
Module 12: Updating with apt get update 00:01:00
Module 13: Installing nano text editor 00:01:00
Module 14: Updating sshd config with nano to Permit Root Login no 00:09:00
Module 15: Changing the SSH port from 22 to another number 00:04:00
Module 16: Setting up RSA login by generating keys with puttygen 00:11:00
Module 17: Disabling password logins and ipv6 listening 00:02:00
Module 18: Locked out of server and have to start over! 00:02:00
Module 19: Back in with a fresh install! 00:02:00
Module 20: Installing fail2ban to block IPs from repeated failed logins 00:07:00
Module 21: Install UFW or Uniform Fire Wall to block some DDOS attacks 00:03:00
Module 22: Install and configure ntp to sync time 00:05:00
Module 23: Thank you very much for watching this complete Ubuntu Linux server 00:05:00
Module 24: Steem witness setup downloading blocks 00:03:00
Module 25: Steem witness setup finishing adding a new user 00:01:00
Module 26: Steem witness setup installing steem docker 00:04:00
Assignment – Secure an Ubuntu Linux Server against Hackers 2 days, 10 hours
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