Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 Security

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Linux Curriculum
Code N3075

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General Considerations and Definition of Terms (2 topics)

  • Create a Security Concept
  • Understand Frequently Used Terms

Host Security (7 topics)

  • Limit Physical Access to Server Systems Partitioning and File System Security
  • Limit the Installed Software Packages
  • Configure Security Settings With YaST
  • Stay Informed about Security Issues
  • Apply Security Updates
  • Test and Document the Configuration
  • Use Logging and Accounting

Novell AppArmor (3 topics)

  • Improve Application Security with AppArmor Create and Manage AppArmor Profiles
  • Control AppArmor
  • Monitor AppArmor

Cryptography (3 topics)

  • Basics and Practical Application
  • Create a Certification Authority (CA) and Issue Certificates With CLI Tool
  • Use YaST to Create a Certification Authority (CA) and Issue Certificates GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)

Network Security (4 topics)

  • Understand Services and Protocols
  • Secure Access With TCP Wrapper
  • Use SSL to Secure a Service
  • Secure Clients

General Firewall Design (2 topics)

  • Understand Firewall Concepts and Purpose Describe Components of Firewalls
  • Understand Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Setups

Packet Filters (3 topics)

  • Understand Packet Filters
  • Understand iptables Basics
  • Understand iptables Advanced Features Understand Network Address Translation

Application-Level Gateways (4 topics)

  • Application-Level Gateway Basics
  • Configure and Use Squid
  • Configure and Use Dante
  • Configure and Use rinetd

Virtual Private Networks (3 topics)

  • VPN and IPSec Basics
  • Configure and Establish an IPSec Connection
  • Understand Packet Filtering of IPSec Traffic

Intrusion Detection and Incident Response (2 topics)

  • Log Files and Their Evaluation Host-Based Intrusion Detection
  • Network-Based Intrusion Detection, Incident Response

Live Fire Exercise (1 topic)

  • Course Testing Information


A detailed understanding of the network protocols is essential for the design and configuration of firewalls. Additionally, the information found in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 : Networking Services (Course 3074) is key to be able to perform effective security tasks.

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