Linux Essentials for Cybersecurity

(Pearson-linux-ess-cybersec-complete) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-036-2
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Lessons

37+ Lessons | 216+ Quizzes | 288+ Flashcards | 290+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

100+ Pre Assessment Questions | 101+ Post Assessment Questions |

Hands-On Labs

70+ LiveLab | 70+ Video tutorials | 02:34+ Hours

Video Lessons

216+ Videos | 12:52+ Hours

1

Introduction

2

Distributions and Key Components

  • Introducing Linux
  • Linux Distributions
  • Installing Linux
  • Summary
3

Working on the Command Line

  • File Management
  • Shell Features
  • Advanced Commands
  • Summary
4

Getting Help

  • Man Pages
  • Command Help Options
  • The help Command
  • The info Command
  • The /usr/share/doc Directory
  • Internet Resources
  • Summary
5

Editing Files

  • The vi Editor
  • Additional Editors
  • Summary
6

When Things Go Wrong

  • The Science of Troubleshooting
  • Notifying Users
  • Summary
7

Managing Group Accounts

  • What Are Groups Used For?
  • Managing Groups
  • Summary
8

Managing User Accounts

  • The Importance of User Accounts
  • Managing Users
  • Network-Based User Accounts
  • Using su and sudo
  • Restricting User Accounts
  • Summary
9

Develop an Account Security Policy

  • Introducing Kali Linux
  • Security Principles
  • Creating a Security Policy
  • Securing Accounts
  • Security Tools
  • Summary
10

File Permissions

  • Standard Permissions
  • Default Permissions
  • Special Permissions
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Changing Ownership
  • File Attributes
  • Introduction to SELinux
  • Summary
11

Manage Local Storage: Essentials

  • Filesystem Essentials
  • Filesystem Types
  • Additional Filesystem Tools
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Summary
12

Manage Local Storage: Advanced Features

  • Encrypted Filesystems
  • Managing autofs
  • Logical Volume Manager
  • Disk Quotas
  • Hard and Soft Links
  • Summary
13

Manage Network Storage

  • Samba
  • Network File System
  • Summary
14

Develop a Storage Security Policy

  • Developing the Plan
  • Backing Up Data
  • Summary
15

crontab and at

  • Using crontab
  • Using at
  • Summary
16

Scripting

  • Linux Programming
  • Basics of BASH Scripting
  • Flow Control Statements
  • User Interaction
  • Using Command Substitution
  • Additional Information
  • Summary
17

Common Automation Tasks

  • Exploring Scripts that Already Exist on Your System
  • Creating Your Own Automation Scripts
  • Summary
18

Develop an Automation Security Policy

  • Securing crontab and at
  • Securing BASH Scripts
  • Summary
19

Networking Basics

  • Network Terminology
  • IPv4 Versus IPv6
  • IPv4 Addresses
  • Common Protocol Suites
  • Network Ports
  • Summary
20

Network Configuration

  • Ethernet Network Interfaces
  • Persistent Network Configurations
  • Network Troubleshooting Commands
  • Access to Wireless Networks
  • Summary
21

Network Service Configuration: Essential Services

  • DNS Servers
  • Zone Files
  • Securing BIND
  • DHCP Server
  • Email Servers
  • Managing Local Email Delivery
  • Remote Email Delivery
  • Summary
22

Network Service Configuration: Web Services

  • Apache Web Server
  • Basic Apache Web Server Configuration
  • Apache Web Server Security
  • Virtual Hosts
  • HTTPS
  • SSL and Apache
  • Proxy Servers
  • Summary
23

Connecting to Remote Systems

  • LDAP
  • FTP Servers
  • Secure Shell
  • Summary
24

Develop a Network Security Policy

  • Kernel Parameters
  • TCP Wrappers
  • Network Time Protocol
  • Summary
25

Process Control

  • Viewing Processes
  • Running Processes
  • Killing Process
  • The nohup Command
  • Process Priority
  • Summary
26

System Logging

  • Syslog
  • The logrotate Command
  • The journalctl Command
  • Summary
27

Red Hat–Based Software Management

  • Red Hat Packages
  • Using the rpm Command
  • The yum Command
  • Additional Tools
  • Summary
28

Debian-Based Software Management

  • Managing Packages with dpkg
  • Managing Packages with APT
  • Listing Package Information with APT Commands
  • Summary
29

System Booting

  • Phases of the Boot Process
  • GRUB
  • Kernel Components
  • The init Phase
  • Summary
30

Develop a Software Management Security Policy

  • Ensuring Software Security
  • xinetd
  • Summary
31

Footprinting

  • Understanding Footprinting
  • Common Footprinting Tools
  • Kali Linux Utilities
  • Summary
32

Firewalls

  • Introduction to Firewalls
  • Essentials of the iptables Command
  • Using iptables to Filter Incoming Packets
  • Using iptables to Filter Outgoing Packets
  • Implementing NAT
  • Summary
33

Intrusion Detection

  • Introduction to Intrusion Detection Tools
  • Intrusion Detection Network Tools
  • Intrusion Detection File Tools
  • Additional Intrusion Detection Tools
  • Summary
34

Additional Security Tasks

  • The fail2ban Service
  • OpenVPN
  • gpg
  • Security Alert Services
  • Summary

Appendix A: Resource Guide

  • Resources by Lesson
36

CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 101)

37

CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 102)

1

Distributions and Key Components

  • Installing Kali Linux
  • Installing Ubuntu
  • Installing CentOS
2

Working on the Command Line

  • Managing Files Using the Command Line
  • Using Shell Features
  • Compressing Files
3

Getting Help

  • Getting Help Using the man Command
  • Getting Help Using the info Command
4

Editing Files

  • Editing Files using the Vim Editor
5

When Things Go Wrong

  • Troubleshooting Linux Issues
  • Configuring User Notifications
6

Managing Group Accounts

  • Managing Group Accounts
  • Managing Group Administrators
7

Managing User Accounts

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Securing User Accounts
  • Configuring sudo
8

Develop an Account Security Policy

  • Developing an Account Security Policy
  • Testing the Security of Accounts
9

File Permissions

  • Managing File Permissions
  • Managing Special Permissions
  • Enabling Access Control Lists
  • Managing File Ownership and Attributes
  • Monitoring Security Issues with SELinux
10

Manage Local Storage: Essentials

  • Creating Partitions and Filesystems
  • Mounting Filesystems at Boot
  • Managing Swap Devices
11

Manage Local Storage: Advanced Features

  • Managing Encrypted Filesystems
  • Managing Hard and Soft Links
12

Manage Network Storage

  • Configuring Samba
  • Administering NFS
13

Develop a Storage Security Policy

  • Backing Up a Filesystem
  • Developing a Backup Security Policy
14

crontab and at

  • Managing crontab
  • Configuring at Commands
15

Scripting

  • Using the Bash Shell Script to Display System Info
  • Validating the User Input
16

Common Automation Tasks

  • Performing a System Check
  • Using Script that will Back Up All the Files
17

Develop an Automation Security Policy

  • Securing crontab and at
  • Creating an Automation of Security Policy
18

Networking Basics

  • Obtaining the Standard Ports for the Protocols
19

Network Configuration

  • Understanding Network Configuration on CentOS
  • Understanding Network Configuration on Ubuntu
20

Network Service Configuration: Essential Services

  • Configuring a BIND Server
  • Configuring a Postfix Server
21

Network Service Configuration: Web Services

  • Configuring and Administering an Apache Server
  • Configuring a Proxy Server
22

Connecting to Remote Systems

  • Configuring an FTP Server
  • Administering an SSH Server
23

Develop a Network Security Policy

  • Administering Kernel Security Parameters
  • Securing a System with TCP Wrappers
  • Examining an Intrusion Detection Security Policy
  • Configuring Chrony
24

Process Control

  • Managing System Processes
  • Displaying System Information
25

System Logging

  • Managing Log Files
  • Configuring Log Rotation
26

Red Hat–Based Software Management

  • Managing Software Packages with rpm
  • Managing Software Packages with dnf
27

Debian-Based Software Management

  • Managing Software Packages with dpkg
28

System Booting

  • Managing the Startup Process
  • Configuring GRUB Security
29

Develop a Software Management Security Policy

  • Exploring Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure Reports
  • Managing and Securing Legacy Services
30

Footprinting

  • Using Probing Tools
  • Scanning the Network
31

Firewalls

  • Configuring Linux Firewall using iptable
32

Intrusion Detection

  • Examining an Intrusion Detection Security Policy
33

Additional Security Tasks

  • Configuring fail2ban
  • Encrypting Files with gpg

Why Do Learners Love This Course?

The uCertify Linux Essentials for Cybersecurity course is well organized, clear and with exercises to test your understanding. I just wanted to share this very complete course for any students or professionals interested in studying Linux for Cybersecurity.

Marc Calache
Marc Calache
Cyber Security Analyst

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