Linux Host Security

Why should you be interested in Linux Host Security, Linux is secure, isn't it? Those of us who are a little more paranoid understand that "nothing is secure" and will benefit from understanding how to lock up your host more securely than the default.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Jan 31, 2019
Duration
4h 15m
Table of contents
Course Overview
The Linux Security Onion
Tuning the Linux Kernel with Sysctl
Monitoring Ports and Services
Understanding Chroot Jails
Limiting User Access to Resources
Restricting Physical Access and Implementing GRUB Passwords
The Linux Audit System
Linux Malware Detection
Centralizing User Accounts in OpenLDAP
Implementing Kerberos Realms
Implementing a FreeIPA Server
Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Jan 31, 2019
Duration
4h 15m
Description

Everyday we learn of new cyber attacks against, often large organizations, coming to the realization that nothing is secure in the modern world. In this course, Linux Host Security, you will gain the the skills needed to begin to lock your Linux server down and protect your precious data and resources. First, you will learn to tune the Linux Kernel using the procfs and sysctl. Next, you will discover how much traceability you lose where you have not installed the Linux Audit System. Finally, you will explore how to deploy the integrated Identity Management tool, FreeIPA Server on CentOS 7. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Linux Security needed to harden your Linux Servers.

About the author
About the author

Andrew is a committed evangelist of the Linux Operating System and the concept of community and freedom that it provides. He has worked as a technical trainer since 1995 and has taught throughout the world, including Australia, the US, Germany and Eastern Europe. Andrew started teaching Linux in 2004 when Novell acquired SUSE and has been a long time supporter of Novell and provides SYSOP support the the Certifed Novell Instructor community on Linux. Andrew founded theurbanpenguin and has been submitting video training material to his YouTube channel since 2009 and currently has over 8,500 subscribers and 1.6 Million views. Andrew has had two publications with Packt: Citrix Access Gateway VPX Essentials (2012) and Citrix XenApp (2013).

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