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Imran Afzal
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When you work in IT cyber security, you are responsible for ensuring that all operating systems are fully secured. Guide to Security for Linux Systems introduces you to the parameters and policies that will help you fulfill this responsibility. You will gain an understanding of the procedures and steps needed to secure operating systems; learn about the different types of security breaches you may encounter; and get familiar with the tools and software you can use to ensure a safe Linux system.


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prerequisites

Basic understanding of Linux

what you will learn

  • Working with Oracle VirtualBox
  • How to recall the different system tabs in Linux CentOS 8
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Understanding the role of the anaconda installation program in CentOS
  • An overview of the elements that make Linux Security essential
  • Different types of security breaches
  • Operating system breaches
  • Understanding Linux file ownership and permissions
  • How to identify the examples of services in Linux

about the instructor

Imran Afzal provides onsite and online training on many IT subjects. He has some of the best-selling and highest-rated courses online, with over 400,000 students worldwide. He has helped thousands of people to land the job of their dreams in IT.

Imran has over 20 years of experience in systems administration and engineering, leadership, entrepreneurship, training, and public speaking. He started his career with Time Warner (New York City) in 2000 as a systems administrator, and now manages a large team of systems engineers, administrators and team leads globally. Imran has put his IT skills to work in many fortune 500 companies in the domains of finance, fashion, tech media, and more. Projects he has spearheaded include datacenter migration, introduction and deployment of VMWare, monitoring tools implementation, Amazon cloud migration and more.

Imran earned a bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems from Baruch College, City University of New York and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He has also received numerous certifications, including Linux Systems Management, UNIX Operating Systems, Linux System Administration, System Internals, VMWare Certified Professional, RHCSA and Windows Server Certified.

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