UNIX Audit and Security

3 Day Course

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Unix Training Courses.


Course Content (12 topics)

  • Introduction
  • Unix Basics and Getting Help
  • Understanding the UNIX Filesystem
  • Useful Commands for Security Administrators
  • Security and the different "flavours" of UNIX
  • Controlling Access to the System (User and group management, types of access)
  • Controlling Access to the root account and other privileged services
  • Controlling Access to Files and the Filesystem
  • Dangerous Commands (and why they are sometimes needed)
  • Security Implications of Backing Up and Securing the System
  • Monitoring Security Issues on the System
  • Best Practice Procedures


Attendees should be IT literate with a good understanding of similar topics in another operating environment. Ths course assumes no prior knowledge of UNIX.

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