Practical Linux Security Solutions

Practical Linux Security Solutions

An easy-to-follow guide with a step-by-step approach to various problems covering various Linux security administration tasks.

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Created By: Tajinder Kalsi
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About This Course

With the growing popularity of Linux, more and more administrators have started moving to this operating system to create networks or servers for any task. Due to the lack of information about security-related attacks, administrators now face issues in dealing with these attackers as quickly as possible. Learning about the different types of Linux security will help you create a more secure Linux system.

This course will help you understand the various vulnerabilities faced by the system and help you to overcome them. Whether you are new to Linux administration or experienced, it provides you with the skills to work with various security tools, thereby making your systems more secure.

By the end of the course, you will have mastered the art of preventing your Linux system from getting compromised.

Other Information

  • Certificate will provided in this course on Completion
  • Full lifetime access
  • Available on Mobile & Laptop

What Students Will Learn In Your Course?

• Learn about various vulnerabilities and exploits in relation to Linux systems
• Configure and build a secure kernel and test it
• Learn about file permissions and security and how to securely modify files
• Explore various ways to authenticate local users while monitoring their activities.
• Authenticate users remotely and securely copy files on remote systems
• Review various network security methods (including firewalls) using iptables and TCP Wrapper
• Explore various security tools including Port Sentry, Squid Proxy, Shorewall, and many more
• Understand Bash vulnerability/security and patch management

Are There Any Course Requirements Or Prerequisites?

This course is intended for all those Linux users already familiar with Linux file systems and administration. You should be familiar with basic Linux commands. Understanding Information security and its risks to a Linux system will also help you understand the problems more easily. However, even if you are unfamiliar with information security, you will be able to easily follow and understand the topics discussed

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Course Content

  • 33 lectures
  • 01:50:44
  • The Course Overview
    00:03:11
  • Introduction
    00:02:16
  • Conducting Integrity Checks
    00:02:34
  • Making Use of sudoers
    00:03:23
  • Scanning Hosts with Nmap
    00:02:57
  • Viewing Files and Directory Details Using the ls Command
    00:02:15
  • Changing File Permissions Using the chmod Command
    00:04:41
  • Implementing Access Control List (ACL)
    00:03:39
  • File Handling Using the mv Command
    00:06:40
  • User Authentication and Logging
    00:02:24
  • Limiting the Login Capabilities of Users
    00:03:07
  • Monitoring User Activity Using Acct
    00:01:48
  • Defining User Authorization Controls
    00:03:39
  • Remote Server/Host Access Using SSH
    00:01:28
  • Disabling or Enabling SSH Root Login
    00:03:22
  • Restricting Remote Access with Key-based Login into SSH
    00:02:22
  • Managing the TCP/IP Network
    00:03:52
  • Using Iptables to Configure a Firewall
    00:05:18
  • Blocking Spoofed Addresses
    00:03:23
  • Blocking Incoming Traffic
    00:03:12
  • Linux sXID
    00:03:24
  • PortSentry
    00:03:37
  • Tripwire
    00:02:56
  • Kali Linux
    00:03:50
  • DEFT ‚Ai Digital Evidence and Forensic Toolkit
    00:02:58
  • Understanding the Bash Vulnerability Through Shellshock
    00:04:35
  • Applying Patches on the Linux Systems
    00:03:44
  • Viewing and Managing Log Files Using Logcheck
    00:02:51
  • Monitoring a Network Using Nmap
    00:03:10
  • Using Glances for System Monitoring
    00:03:16
  • Using System Tools ‚Ai stat
    00:03:27
  • Using System Tools ‚Ai strace
    00:03:13
  • Using Lynis
    00:04:12
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