Linux: System Security (LPIC-2)
by Andrew Mallett
Security is an ever growing concern no matter which operating system you employ. This course will not only get you ready for your LPIC-2 202 exam but prepare you in securing your Linux Server.
What you'll learn
When larger corporations and government bodies struggle with security on their computer systems you start to realize the gravity of the situation. In this course, Linux System Security LPIC-2, you will learn the foundational knowledge of securing your Linux server, giving you the opportunity to block threats before they turn into attacks. First, you will learn how to create and manage routers and route tables on your network, isolating servers from internet threats. Next, you will discover the skills behind firewalling your networks, allowing clients access with NAT, and access to servers using port forwarding. Finally, you will explore how to asses weaknesses in your OS with OpenVAS and detect intruders with the Snort IDS. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of security needed to protect your networks and Linux servers.
About the author
Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java.
Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named
"Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... moreicrosoft Deployment Toolkit as well as countless bespoke PXE solutions
to training organizations.
His commitment to the community shows in the amount of content that he has uploaded to his YouTube channel since theurbanpenguin was founded in 2009, as well as more recently helping with the
Google / Raspberry Pi CoderDojo project. He also teaches Linux in schools.
Over the years Andrew has taught Novell, Microsoft, Lotus Notes, Citrix, Solaris as well as Linux. It is Linux, though, where his love is. Andrew is able to help you understand how the product will fit into your organization and understand the heterogeneous environment we all work in.