UNIX Audit and Security
Duration: 5 Days
Having acquired a high level understanding of UNIX, you will learn how to assess security hands on. All aspects are covered, both business and technical. Planning for audits and discussion of suitable tests forms a substantial part of the course. Delegates will get a chance to run audit and security related commands.
Though the course is designed specifically for a SUN Solaris installation, it will serve as a good general overview for any flavour of UNIX.
Topics Covered In This Course
Policies and Guidelines
Common Shell Commands
UNIX File Systems
Startup and Shutdown
System and User Security Control
File Transfer Services
Remote Access Services
Other Common Services
Risks and Reactions
Who Should Take This Course
The course is intended for those who need to find out what UNIX is and where the different components are located, with a specific security objective in mind. In conjunction with an explanation of the technology, the prime risks and defences will be pointed out. Delegates who will benefit most from this course are typically computer auditors, security specialists and security conscious managers. The course also serves as a useful general introduction to UNIX.
Delegates should have had some experience of using UNIX beforehand and be able to enter simple shell commands, such as ls and more, in a terminal environment. Shell programming and C programming experience would be an advantage.
This course is instructor led, with strong emphasis on hands-on practical sessions to reinforce the concepts introduced in the classroom.
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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