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RHEL 8: Managing Security

by Andrew Mallett

Security in Linux has never been so important. This course will teach you the skills needed to implement Mandatory Access Control Lists (SELinux) and key-based authentication.

What you'll learn

Keeping your data secure and your systems protected in now a legal requirement in most nations. In this course, RHEL 8: Managing Security, you’ll learn to develop a mindset to keep your systems secure. First, you’ll explore implementing key-based authentication to disable password access via SSH. Next, you’ll discover the reasons why SELinux is required and should never be disabled. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement SELinux policies to secure your system making adjustments for custom locations. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of securing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 needed to deploy systems in a public facing environment.

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... more

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