Linux System Security

By Cara Nolte

This is a stand-alone course, but it is also a learning path to prepare you for the LPIC-2 202-450 exam.

4 hours
  • 33 Lessons
  • 4 Hands-On Labs
  • 5 Course Quizzes

About the course

This is a stand-alone course on Linux System Security, but it is also a learning path to prepare you for the System Security section of the LPIC-2 Engineer 202 exam.

In this course, we’ll cover topics related to securing the services that run on your system. We’ll cover configuring a router, FTP, SSH, OpenVPN, and basic security tasks that will make your Linux distributions more secure.

This course is intended for students who can navigate the Linux operating system, including performing basic commands and configuration tasks, managing processes, and navigating the file system structure.

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Introduction 4:09

    Course Introduction

    1:56

    About the Training Architect

    2:13
  • Chapter 2 7 Lessons Configuring a Router 47:12

    Introduction to Configuring a Router

    0:43

    Configuring a Router Overview

    5:05

    IPv4 and IPv6 Address Ranges

    1:42

    Configuring a Router

    8:57

    Conclusion to Configuring a Router

    0:45

    Configuring a Router

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Quiz: Configuring a Linux Router

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 7 Lessons Configuring and Securing FTP Servers 47:21

    Introduction to Configuring an FTP Server

    0:40

    FTP Overview

    1:37

    Configuring Pure-FTPd

    5:48

    Configuring vsftpd

    8:34

    Conclusion to Configuring an FTP Server

    0:42

    Configure an FTP Server

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Quiz: Configuring FTP for Linux

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 7 Lessons Configuring Secure Shell (SSH) 1:02:37

    Introduction to Configuring Secure Shell (SSH)

    0:46

    SSH Overview

    2:37

    Configuring Secure Shell (SSH)

    8:13

    Working with SSH Keys

    5:14

    Conclusion to Configuring Secure Shell (SSH)

    0:47

    SSH: Working with SSH Keys

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Quiz: Configuring SSH for Linux

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 7 Lessons Linux Security Tasks 55:45

    Introduction to Linux Security Tasks

    0:56

    Security Tools and Monitoring

    3:22

    Security and Reporting Companies

    3:21

    OpenVAS and Snort Overview

    2:08

    Conclusion to Linux Security Tasks

    0:58

    Linux Security - Using Security Tools

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Quiz: Linux Security Tasks

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 6 6 Lessons Configuring OpenVPN 31:55

    Introduction to Configuring OpenVPN

    0:52

    OpenVPN Overview

    2:09

    OpenVPN Server Configuration

    8:20

    OpenVPN Client Configuration

    4:45

    Conclusion to Configuring OpenVPN

    0:49

    Quiz: Configuring OpenVPN for Linux

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 7 2 Lessons Conclusion 3:19

    Course Conclusion

    1:40

    What's Next?

    1:39

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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