Are you a Linux systems administrator seeking to learn the best practices for securing your network? In this Linux Hardening course, Corey Holzer walks you through hardening for the system level, services, and user account management and you apply these concepts in a series of secure virtual labs.
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Module 1: Linux Hardening Course Overview and Instructor Introduction
Module 2: Hardening in Theory
Module 3: System Hardening in Practice
Module 4: Services Hardening in Practice
Module 5: Accounts Hardening in Practice
Module 6: Course Review and What's Next
Who should take this course?
Our Linux Hardening course is designed for an intermediate-level learner with Linux system administration experience who is interested in learning more about how to secure their network.
What are the prerequisites for this course?
You will gain the most benefit from this course if you have familiarity with the Linux command-line and the Linux filesystem structure.
Why should I take this course?
Our Linux Hardening course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to secure your network. You’ll be able to articulate the best practices to secure the operating system, services, and user account administration when building a Linux server or workstation.
What makes this course different from other courses on similar topics?
This course was developed by Corey Holzer, who holds a PhD in Information Security as well as an MBA and Master's in Information Security. He has worked in network security and web development for years. He holds the CISSP, CRISC, CEH, CNDA, and Security+. In the course, Corey not only provides the theory on why it is important to harden your system but also provides guided demonstrations and hands-on labs so learners can apply what they’ve learned.
Why should I take this course on Cybrary and not somewhere else?
Our Linux Hardening course enables you to learn from one of the foremost experts in the field and apply what you have learned in hands-on labs. Our on-demand format affords you the flexibility to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule.
Information Systems Engineer
Complete this entire course to earn a Linux Hardening Certificate of Completion