Duration: 3 Days
Critical Success Factor:
To satisfactorily cope with the day to day security administration of a multi-user UNIX site, understand security issues and be able to define security policies in an enterprise level multi-server environment.
Topics Covered In This Course
Unix Basics and Getting Help
Understanding the UNIX Filesystem
Useful Commands for Security Administrators
Controlling Access to the System
(Users and account management, types of access)
Controlling Access to Files and the Filesystem
Security and the different 'flavors' of UNIX
Controlling Access to the root account and other privileged services
Dangerous Commands (and why they are sometimes needed)
Backing Up and Securing the System
System Specific Utilities:
Monitoring Security Issues on the System
Best Practice Procedures
What You Can Expect
To provide staff new to UNIX with an extensive insight into all issues connected with security in a UNIX environment. Whilst this course covers many aspects of the UNIX
operating environment itself, network security is considered to be a separate issue.
Who Should Take This Course
Security administrators, auditors and others who need to understand all aspects of security in a UNIX environment. This course assumes no prior knowledge of UNIX.
Attendees should be IT literate with a good understanding of similar topics in another operating environment.
The course is highly interactive and consists of theory with plenty of hands on practical content. A dedicated server will be used so that the more complex commands and security administration utilities can be practised in the security of a classroom environment.
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.
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