Linux for Security Professionals Workshop
When: Jun 1st, 2013
Where: Medical Sciences Campus, Room A802
Donation : $100.00 (all proceeds go to BSidesPR 2013 repayment)
In this course you will learn the fundamentals of Linux administration necessary to start using it as a security platform of attack or defense. Also you will get the necessary knowledge to comprehend more advance techniques in Linux administration. Finally this workshop is heavily focused on the use of the command line interface to complete administration tasks, since this is the common interface among all Linux distributions. This is a hands-on workshop with 30% lecture 70% Labs
Requirements: Basic networking knowledge and system administration concepts
Module 1: Introduction
In this module you will learn the installation requirements, file systems, partitioning schemes, boot process and other considerations before you design, install and configure a Linux solution.
Module 2: Diving into Linux
You will learn how to use the help system, man pages, built-in help resources and docs. You will learn to manipulate the user interface and navigate the system using bash, system commands, basic logical expressions, basic shell scripting and text editors like vi/vim and nano.
Module 3: File Management
Get to know the directory structure, special directories, Unix file/directory permissions, Access Control Lists, mount points, file links, and file encryption/hashing commands.
Module 4: Management
Learn user and group administration, identity manipulation, process management. Also we’ll, cover the initialization process and learn to manage run levels, initialization scripts, deamons (services).
Module 5: Networking
Learn how to configure networking aspects of tcp/ip, name resolution, routing, internet tools, network scripts.
Module 6: Managing Software
Learn how to work with binary packages using .rpm and .deb formats, package management tools like yum and apt-get, file compression, archiving and working with source files.
Module 7: File Sharing
Learn how to share and get files using different networked methods such as: FTP, HTTP, SMB, NFS and SSH (SCP/SFTP)
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