Course SLE341

Securing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

This ​3-day ​course ​introduces ​attendees ​to ​security ​topics ​for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. ​ ​Attendees ​will be introduced to the basic computer security concepts and will ​learn ​how ​to ​develop ​a ​security ​policy ​and ​implement ​a ​more ​secure ​SUSE ​environment. A variety of approaches regarding system security from physical, local and network security will be reviewed. MAC and DAC access control methods and some of its supporting tools are also included in the course objectives. Auditing as a valid method to monitor security measures is also covered. Lastly, a description of the security process at SUSE and its publicly available resources will give the attendees a better way to support their day to day SUSE Linux Enterprise Server administration and operation in a consistent and secure fashion.

 

Course Information

Delivery Method: Classroom
Course Duration: 3 days
Course Level: Advanced

Key Objectives

During this course you will learn:

  • Understand Security Concepts and Cryptography Basics
  • Understand SUSE Security Resources and SLES 12 Security Certifications
  • Secure the Boot Process
  • Understand the YaST Security Module
  • Understand Configurable Kernel Security Settings
  • Understand the Importance of Patches and Updates
  • Filesystem Security
  • Secure Local User Accounts and Restricting Access to the Root Account
  • Understand Systemd Session Management and Resource Control
  • PAM Modules
  • Delegate Administrative Privilege (sudo, polkit)
  • Understand Network Packet Filtering, TCP Wrappers and Xinetd
  • Restrict Network Access with Systemd
  • Understand and Configure Virtual Private Networks
  • Use Security Audit Tools: SUSE Seccheck, AIDE, Linux Audit Framework, Centralized Logging
  • Understand the Linux Security Modules Framework ( LSM )
  • Understand How AppArmor and SELinux Compare

Audience Summary

This course is designed for SUSE ​system ​administrators ​who ​want ​to ​learn ​how ​to ​secure ​their ​systems.

Course Outline

  • Section 1: Introduction to Security
  • Section 2: Basic System Lockdown
  • Section 3: Local Account Security
  • Section 4: Privilege Elevation
  • Section 5: Network Service Lockdown
  • Section 6: Security Audit Tools
  • Section 7: Linux Security Modules

Course Prerequisites

SCE in Enterprise Linux or equivalent experience is strongly recommended.

Course Schedule

Date Location Provider  
Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018 Dublin and Online Securelinx Ltd. Register Now
Oct 29, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 Hangzhou ITMS Register Now
Nov 12, 2018 - Nov 14, 2018 Guangzhou ITMS Register Now
Nov 14, 2018 - Nov 16, 2018 Espoo Finceptum Register Now
Dec 17, 2018 - Dec 19, 2018 Beijing ITMS Register Now