Did you know that learning Linux/UNIX is one of the most important aspects of learning Cyber-Security/Information-Security?
Q. What is Linux?A. Its a freaking OS. Linux
is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel. Linux is packaged in a form known as a Linux distribution (or distro
for short) for both desktop and server use.Q. Which Linux distro you should start on?A. Simple, Kali Linux
for learning Cyber-Security, just kidding. There are various Linux distros out there, to find the one that suits you gotta experiment with different distros. Now where can you find different distros and a short summary, ofc the one and only distrowatch
Q. How do I install and experiment with them?A. You'll need to install applications such as VMware
, Or Virtual Box
which support making Virtual Machines on your OS. You can then install your distros.Q. Well you got everything know, Now how do you use the actual Linux?A. Go over to Linux Journey
and complete the Linux+
Course on Cybrary, learn Linux in the best way possible.When you have completed your course of learning Linux, you can know start Learning Cyber-Security through Cybrary which offers really nice course.