• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

This course will provide students with essential knowledge to begin using and managing Linux using a generic platform operating system. Students will learn about open source software, its advantages and how it enhances system security in a complex IT industry. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to manage the operating system architecture, customize the system, mount and unmount devices, and do basic network administration including administering user accounts, problems diagnostics, system commands, and utilities.

Learning Objectives

Install, configure, and harden Linux Systems Perform basic Linux administration tasks Perform basic files and directory tasks. Manage user and group accounts and permissions Work with Linux networking and diagnostic tools and utilities Create simple BASH scripts to administer Linux systems

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.