Protect networks from attacks by thinking like a hacker
About This Video
- A comprehensive and friendly guide to understanding how to secure your Linux System.
- Covers security with fully up-to-date techniques, code examples, and use cases.
- A practical tutorial designed to help network engineers understand security
Do you worry about hackers hacking into your system running locally or remotely? Then this course is for you; you will learn (via practical examples) how to secure your system from such attacks.
In this course, you will learn to secure workstations and servers against unauthorized persons.
We start with the three critical fundamentals that must be dealt with first: updates, passwords, and firewalls. We then give you an overview of what it actually means to secure a system, what an attack surface is, how hackers perform attacks and how to successfully protect against them. You will learn to secure a Linux machine, by securely configuring and running services, performing logging, secure backups, and more. The course will show you how to secure your system locally or remotely. Finally, you will be shown how to verify your set up.
By the end of the course, you will have mastered security on Linux systems.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1 : How Hackers Work
- Chapter 2 : Critical Tasks First
- Chapter 3 : Securing the Kernel and Services
- Chapter 4 : Exploring the Local System Security
- Chapter 5 : Secure Management
- Chapter 6 : Verifying the Security Setup
- Title: Mastering Linux Security [V]
- Release date: July 2018
- Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
- ISBN: 9781788836074