Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud Environments – RH415

Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud Environments – RH415

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Duration

5 Days

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Course Id

nextecRH213

Course Description

Course Overview

Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud Environments (RH415) is an advanced course designed for system administrators, security professionals, and IT personnel responsible for securing Linux environments across various deployment scenarios. This course covers essential security concepts, tools, and best practices for securing Linux systems in physical, virtual, and cloud environments. Participants will learn how to configure security settings, implement access controls, monitor security events, and respond to security incidents effectively.

Prerequisites

  • Proficiency in Linux system administration concepts and tasks.
  • Familiarity with basic networking concepts and services.
  • Prior experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or equivalent knowledge is recommended.

Methodology

The RH415 course follows a blended learning approach, combining theoretical lectures, practical demonstrations, and hands-on lab exercises. Instructors will deliver comprehensive explanations of Linux security concepts and features, followed by practical demonstrations to illustrate their implementation. The majority of the course will focus on hands-on lab exercises, allowing participants to gain real-world experience in configuring and managing security settings on Linux systems.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Linux Security
  • Understanding Linux security concepts and best practices
  • Introduction to security tools and utilities
  • Securing User Accounts and Authentication
  • Implementing strong password policies
  • Configuring pluggable authentication modules (PAM) for user authentication
  • Securing File Systems and Storage
  • Implementing file system permissions and access controls
  • Configuring encrypted file systems and storage
  • Securing Network Services
  • Configuring firewall settings and access controls
  • Securing network services with SELinux
  • Monitoring and Responding to Security Incidents
  • Implementing intrusion detection and prevention mechanisms
  • Analyzing security events and responding to security incidents
  • Implementing Cloud Security
  • Securing cloud instances and environments
  • Implementing security measures in virtualized and cloud environments

Outcome

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand Linux security concepts, tools, and best practices.
  • Secure user accounts and authentication using strong password policies and PAM.
  • Configure file system permissions and access controls to protect sensitive data.
  • Secure network services using firewall settings and SELinux.
  • Implement intrusion detection and prevention mechanisms to monitor security events.
  • Analyze security events and respond effectively to security incidents.
  • Implement security measures in virtualized and cloud environments.

Labs

  • Securing User Accounts and Authentication: Participants will implement strong password policies and configure PAM for user authentication.
  • Securing File Systems and Storage: Participants will configure file system permissions and encrypted storage.
  • Securing Network Services: Participants will configure firewall settings and SELinux to secure network services.
  • Monitoring and Responding to Security Incidents: Participants will implement intrusion detection and prevention mechanisms and respond to security incidents.
  • Implementing Cloud Security: Participants will secure cloud instances and implement security measures in virtualized and cloud environments.

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