Linux Security Best Practices
October 2019 with Shawn Powers
- 11 videos
- 1 hr 11 mins
Gain an understanding of various authentication methods, such as RADIUS, TACACS+, LDAP, and Kerberos; encryption methods, such as using SSL to encrypt web traffic or LUKS to encrypt hard drive data; alternatives to using USB drives; and disk partitioning.
Learn how to secure your Linux system at boot by using the BIOS, UEFI, or boot loader; how to configure multi-factor authentication (MFA), such as 2FA; how to manage users in order to prevent the sharing of IDs and disable root login via SSH; how to disable hosts and unused or unsecure services; how to enable SSL/TLS and auditd; and more.
This skill is part of a series that will prepare you for CompTIA's XK0-004 exam, the one exam that must be passed to receive the Linux+ certification.
- Basic familiarity with Linux
- Ability to create and manage virtual machines
- Virtualization platform supporting 64bit systems
- CompTIA Linux+ Certification
- System administrator
- Network administrator