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With 200 new Courses, Challenges, and hands-on Learning Activities coming your way this month, it’s the perfect time to start learning with Linux Academy! Keep up with our new content launches this month on our live shows and blog. You can also always watch the recorded streams at your convenience on our YouTube channel – subscribe for updates!

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New Security Online Training Courses

AWS Certified Security – Specialty

with Adrian Cantrill

Obtain one of the three AWS specialty certifications and learn how to secure applications in AWS with this new course. Gain the hands-on experience required to become a qualified AWS Security Specialist working in a real-world environment, and get prepared to pass the AWS Certified Security Specialty certification exam.

The certification focuses on five components when designing and operating security in the cloud:

  • Identity and Access Management
  • Detective Controls
  • Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Protection
  • Incident Response

Hands-On Learning Activities in this Course:

  1. Performing a Source Code Security Scan Using git-secrets in AWS
  2. Enabling ASX VPC Flow Logs with Automation
  3. Working with AWS CloudWatch Logs for Incident Response
  4. Troubleshooting CloudTrail and S3 Logging Issues in AWS
  5. Automatic Resource Remediation with AWS Config
  6. Automatic Remediation of Inspector Findings in AWS
  7. Troubleshooting a Detection, Alerting, and Response Workflow in AWS
  8. Blocking Web Traffic with WAF in AWS
  9. Configuring Layered Security in an AWS VPC
  10. Installing an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) on an EC2 Instance
  11. Troubleshooting KMS Key Policies
  12. Create and Manage SSL Certificates with AWS Certificate Manager

 

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) – Linux Academy’s Prep Course

with Ermin Kreponic

With the rapid development of IT, almost every industry in the world depends on some sort of information system. However, every system has its weaknesses and vulnerabilities which, if discovered by someone with bad intentions, can cause a lot of damage. It’s more important than ever to protect these systems and the information they contain.

Learn how you can improve the security of any system, advance your skills and knowledge, and obtain the Certified Ethical Hacker certificate with this new course.

After taking this Course, you’ll:

  • Be prepared for the Certified Ethical Hacker exam
  • Understand the tools, methods, and technologies involved
  • Know how to discover vulnerabilities of a system
  • Master hacking technologies to become an ethical hacker

Hands-On Learning Activities in this Course:

  1. Extract Data from a File
  2. Phishing Email and GeoIP Lookup
  3. Hashcat Rule-Based Password Attack
  4. Examine Log Files and Remove Traces of Your Presence
  5. Encrypt Storage Devices

 

Linux Academy’s LPIC-3 Exam 303: Security Preparation Course

with Stosh Oldham

Get prepared to take the LPIC-3 Exam 303: Security certification in this course! Learn about a wide variety of security topics and technologies in a platform agnostic manner. Gain practical insights and understand best practices regarding security on various Linux platforms.

After taking this Course, you’ll understand:

  • Cryptography: Certificates, encrypted file systems, and more
  • Host Security: Host hardening, host intrusion detection, and user management and authentication
  • Access Control: Discretionary and mandatory access control, and network file systems
  • Network Security: Network hardening, network intrusion detection, packet filtering, and VPNs

Hands-On Learning Activities in this Course:

  1. Working with openssl and httpd
  2. Disk encryption with eCryptfs
  3. Linux kernel security
  4. Working with the audit log
  5. Configuring PAM
  6. Configuring SSSD
  7. Working with FreeIPA
  8. Managing file attributes and permissions
  9. Troubleshooting SELinux
  10. Exporting an NFSv4 Volume with ACLs
  11. Packet capture and analysis
  12. Working with iptables
  13. Working with OpenVPN

 

CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep

with Justin Mitchell

Get prepared to take and pass the Security+ Certification Exam. In this Course, you’ll learn the domains of the Security+ Certification Exam:

  • Threats, Attacks, and Vulnerabilities
  • Technologies and Tools
  • Architecture and Design
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography and PKI

Hands-On Learning Activities in this Course

  1. Blocking and allowing traffic with a firewall
  2. Utilize TCPDump for Packet Capture
  3. Backup and Recovery
  4. Exchange SSH Keys

 


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