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Course Description

The Linux OS Hardening course is designed for System Administrators and Desktop Engineers who are responsible for implementing cybersecurity benchmarks on Linux operating systems. This OS hardening course includes dozens of hands-on security configuration exercises that apply CIS benchmarks, STIGs, and other best practice cyber risk controls. Exercises also include risk-based determinations prior to benchmark implementation to assist the system administrators with applying security controls during operational constraints.

Learning Objectives

To provide system administrators and desktop engineers with hands-on immersion training implementing Linux Operating System security hardening best practices and benchmarks.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Systems Administration
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support