Red Hat Certified Specialist in Security (Exam EX415) Prep Course

By Tia Williams

Everything you need to succeed in the EX415 exam.

19 hours
  • 66 Lessons
  • 23 Hands-On Labs
  • 2 Course Quizzes
  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Course Introduction 10:45

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    About the Author

    1:11

    About the Course

    3:46

    Course Features

    4:29
  • Chapter 2 5 Lessons System Auditing 1:13:58

    Introduction to System Auditing

    11:36

    Defining Audit Rules and Creating Audit Reports

    17:22

    Configuring Audit Settings on Red Hat

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Configuring Audit Settings for STIG Compliance on Red Hat

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Security Auditing and Automation

    45:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 6 Lessons OpenSCAP 21:27

    All About OpenSCAP

    12:38

    OSCAP with Red Hat Satellite and Insights

    7:58

    Connecting to a Linux Lab Server with VNC

    0:51

    Run an OpenSCAP Compliance Scan on a Host

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Create a Custom Scan Policy with OpenSCAP

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Performing a Compliance Scan and Active Remediation Using OSCAP

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 4 Lessons Ansible 27:53

    Introduction to Ansible and Its Parts

    13:09

    Installing Ansible and Managing SSH Keys

    14:44

    Getting Started with Ansible

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Ansible Playbooks: The Basics

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 4 Lessons AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) 35:43

    Installing and Configuring AIDE

    12:36

    Tuning AIDE Functionality

    8:07

    Installing and Configuring AIDE

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Intrusion Detection

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 6 1 Lesson AIDE Scenarios 5:09

    AIDE Scenarios

    5:09
  • Chapter 7 3 Lessons Securing SSH 13:13

    Managing SSH Access

    6:23

    Working with SSH Keys and Settings

    6:50

    Managing SSH Access

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 8 4 Lessons USB Device Restrictions 19:20

    Installing and Configuring USBGuard

    9:47

    USBGuard Policies and Settings

    9:33

    Installing and Configuring USBGuard

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating USBGuard Rules

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 9 5 Lessons Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) Policies 25:20

    Introduction to PAM

    4:59

    Creating Account Lockout Policies

    11:01

    Creating Password Policies

    9:20

    Configure an Account Lockout Policy

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Configure a Password Complexity Policy

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 10 3 Lessons Managing sudo 9:09

    Controlling sudo Access

    4:39

    Locking Down sudo

    4:30

    Managing sudo Access

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 11 9 Lessons Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) 46:46

    Linux Storage Review

    4:47

    Introduction to LUKS

    5:20

    The LUKS Encryption Process

    13:20

    Mounting LUKS Volumes at Boot

    4:26

    LUKS Volume Management

    13:15

    LUKS Scenarios and Review

    5:38

    Creating a New Encrypted Volume Using LUKS

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Changing a LUKS Passphrase

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating a Secondary LUKS Passphrase and LUKS Header Backup

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 12 5 Lessons Network-Bound Disk Encryption (NBDE) 15:55

    Introduction to NBDE

    3:43

    Configuring NBDE Servers

    4:14

    Configuring NBDE Clients

    5:08

    NBDE Key Management

    2:50

    Encrypting a Volume with NBDE

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 13 12 Lessons Security-Enhanced Linux 1:10:15

    Introduction to SELinux

    8:50

    Policies and Labels

    10:55

    Type Enforcement and Managing Labels

    6:56

    Booleans

    9:27

    Troubleshooting SELinux

    6:41

    Confined Users, Booleans, and sudo

    17:09

    Confined Users Review

    4:10

    SELinux Scenario

    6:07

    Configuring SELinux

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating Confined Users in SELinux

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Troubleshooting SELinux

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Granting `sudo` Privileges to Confined Users

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 14 3 Lessons Next Steps 7:34

    How to Prepare for the Exam

    5:09

    What's Next After Certification

    2:25

    Red Hat Certified Specialist in Security (EX415) Practice Exam

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

What you will need

  • Prerequisites for this course: 1. Be a Red Hat Certified System Administrator or have comparable work experience and skills (Red Hat Certified Engineer would be even better) 2. Review the Red Hat Certified Specialist in Security: Linux exam objectives or have comparable work experience using Red Hat OpenStack Platform.

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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