Infosec Learning Cyber Security Workforce Education Program

Courses are self-paced, and instructor facilitated. Instructors have decades of industry knowledge and experience and are available by e-mail throughout the course. Virtual labs provide real-world, hands-on experience in online, remote live lab settings. You will be provided with easily accessible eBook content for your study and reference.

Within 72 hours of receiving your online registration, we will e-mail you instructions on how to begin this online course. The e-mail will contain your access code and a link to the Infosec Learning website where you will create a username and password, redeem this access code, and begin your course. You will have access to the course for twelve weeks from the time that you redeem your access code.

Once you complete the course, your instructor at Infosec Learning will notify us. We will then prepare your Certificate of Completion and mail to you. CEUs are awarded upon successful completion. If you have any questions, please call 703-257-6590.


Locking Down Linux User Accounts, Filesystems, and Services (Online)

You'll get hands-on experience configuring and managing security on Linux machines. You'll first review basic security controls, and then dive deep into user management and security the Linux filesystem and services. The course focuses on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Ubuntu, Fedora, and CentOS, but many of the concepts apply to Linux in general. Prerequisite: You should have 6 to 12 months of experience supporting Linux servers and clients. Learning Objectives: Identify threats to the Linux operating system and other open source applications. Configure the basic settings to secure a Linux platform. Explain user account management and the principle of least privilege to protect and secure the system and its data. Examine the flexibility of various options with file permissions and filesystem settings and how granular control isolates data access. Describe security solutions to mitigate vulnerabilities in Linux services and the appropriate steps to mitigate the risks.


Prerequisite: You should have 6 to 12 months of experience supporting Linux servers and clients.

Catalog Number Day(s) Date(s) Time Fee Location
ITEC 1448--01M / Online $900.00 Manassas Campus - Online
Class Number: 30280      
Registration is continuous throughout the semester.
Instructor: Infosec Learning Staff
Sessions: 0 (3.05 CEU)