National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Introductory course exploring the Linux operating system including theory and hands-on application of topics covering command line utilities, graphical tools, networking protocols and services, user and group management, system permissions, and security. Transfer Credit: CSU.

Learning Objectives


  • Explain networking and security concepts associated with the Linux operating system.
  • How to install and configure Linux client and server services.
  • Describe Linux security tools, user security, file security, and server security.


Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.