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Mastering Linux Security & Hardening

A Comprehensive Guide to Preventing Your Linux System From Getting Compromised

By Packt Publishing | in Online Courses

This book has extensive coverage of techniques that will help prevent attackers from breaching your system, by building a much more secure Linux environment. You will learn various security techniques such as SSH hardening, network service detection, setting up firewalls, encrypting file systems, protecting user accounts, authentication processes, and so on. Moving forward, you will also develop hands-on skills with advanced Linux permissions, access control, special modes, and more. Lastly, this book will also cover best practices and troubleshooting techniques to get your work done efficiently. By the end of this book, you will be confident in delivering a system that will be much harder to compromise.


  • Access 376 pages & 11 hours of content 24/7

  • Use various techniques to prevent intruders from accessing sensitive data

  • Prevent intruders from planting malware, & detect whether malware has been planted

  • Prevent insiders from accessing data that they aren’t authorized to access

  • Do quick checks to see whether a computer is running network services that it doesn’t need to run

  • Learn security techniques that are common to all Linux distros, & some that are distro-specific

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  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming, download for offline access
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

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  • Internet required

Instructor

Donald A. Tevault—but you can call him Donnie—got involved with Linux way back in 2006, and has been working with it ever since. He holds the Linux Professional Institute Level 3—Security certification, and the GIAC Incident Handler certification. Donnie is a professional Linux trainer, and thanks to the magic of the internet, teaches Linux classes literally the world over from the comfort of his living room.


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Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Third Edition

Do Amazing Things with the Linux Shell

By Packt Publishing | in Online Courses

Using the Linux shell, you can generate databases and web pages from sets of files, automate monotonous admin tasks such as system backups, monitor your system’s health and activity, identify network bottlenecks and system resource hogs, and more. This book will show you how to do all this and much more.


  • Access 552 pages & 16.5 hours of content 24/7

  • Interact w/ websites via scripts

  • Write shell scripts to mine & process data from the eb

  • Automate system backups & other repetitive tasks w/ crontab

  • Create, compress, & encrypt archives of your critical data

  • Configure & monitor Ethernet and wireless networks

  • Monitor & log network and system activity

  • Tune your system for optimal performance

  • Improve your system’s security

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming, download for offline access
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

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  • Internet required

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Shantanu Tushar is an advanced GNU/Linux user since his college days. He works as an application developer and contributes to the software in the KDE projects. Shantanu has been fascinated by computers since he was a child, and spent most of his high school time writing C code to perform daily activities. Since he started using GNU/Linux, he has been using shell scripts to make the computer do all the hard work for him. He also takes time to visit students at various colleges to introduce them to the power of Free Software, including its various tools. Shantanu is a well-known contributor in the KDE community and works on Calligra, Gluon and the Plasma subprojects. He looks after maintaining Calligra Active – KDE’s offie document viewer for tablets, Plasma Media Center, and the Gluon Player. One day, he believes, programming will be so easy that everybody will love to write programs for their computers. Shantanu can be reached by e-mail on shantanu@kde.org, shantanutushar on Identi.ca/Twitter, or his website.


Sarath Lakshman is a 27 year old who was bitten by the Linux bug during his teenage years. He is a software engineer working in ZCloud engineering group at Zynga, India. He is a life hacker who loves to explore innovations. He is a GNU/Linux enthusiast and hactivist of free and open source software. He spends most of his time hacking with computers and having fun with his great friends. Sarath is well known as the developer of SLYNUX (2005) – a user friendly GNU/Linux distribution for Linux newbies. The free and open source software projects he has contributed to are PiTiVi Video editor, SLYNUX GNU/Linux distro, Swathantra Malayalam Computing, School-Admin, Istanbul, and the Pardus Project. He has authored many articles for the Linux For You magazine on various domains of FOSS technologies. He had made a contribution to several different open source projects during his multiple Google Summer of Code projects. Currently, he is exploring his passion about scalable distributed systems in his spare time. Sarath can be reached via his website.


Clif Flynt has been programming computers since 1970, administering Linux/Unix systems since 1985, and writing since he was 9 years old. He’s active in the Tcl/Tk and Linux user communities. He speaks frequently at technical conferences and user groups. He owns and runs Noumena Corporation, where he develops custom software and delivers training sessions. His applications have been used by organizations ranging from one man startups to the US Navy. These applications range from distributed simulation systems to tools to help fiction authors write better (Editomat). He has trained programmers on four continents. When not working with computers, Clif plays guitar, writes fiction experiments with new technologies, and plays with his wife’s cats.


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Mastering Linux Shell Scripting, Second Edition

Master the Complexities of Bash Shell Scripting

By Packt Publishing | in Online Courses

In this book, you’ll discover everything you need to know to master shell scripting and make informed choices about the elements you employ. Grab your favorite editor and start writing your best Bash scripts step by step. Get to grips with the fundamentals of creating and running a script in normal mode, and in debug mode. Learn about various conditional statements’ code snippets, and realize the power of repetition and loops in your shell script. You will also learn to write complex shell scripts. This book will also deep dive into file system administration, directories, and system administration like networking, process management, user authentications, and package installation and regular expressions. Towards the end of the book, you will learn how to use Python as a BASH Scripting alternative. By the end of this book, you will know shell scripts at the snap of your fingers and will be able to automate and communicate with your system with keyboard expressions.


  • Access 284 pages & 8.5 hours of content 24/7

  • Make, execute, & debug your first Bash script

  • Create interactive scripts that prompt for user input

  • Foster menu structures for operators w/ little command-line experience

  • Develop scripts that dynamically edit web configuration files to produce a new virtual host

  • Write scripts that use AWK to search & report on log files

  • Draft effective scripts using functions as building blocks, reducing maintenance & build time

  • Make informed choices by comparing different script languages such as Python w/ BASH

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming, download for offline access
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

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  • Internet required

Instructor

Andrew Mallett is the owner of The Urban Penguin, and he is a comprehensive provider of professional Linux software development, training, and services. Having always been a command-line fan, he feels that so much time can be saved through knowing command-line shortcuts and scripting. TheUrbanPenguin YouTube channel, maintained by Andrew, has well over 800 videos to support this, and he has authored four other Packt titles.


Mokhtar Ebrahim started working as a Linux system administrator in 2010. He is responsible for maintaining, securing, and troubleshooting Linux servers for multiple clients around the world. He loves writing shell and Python scripts to automate his work. He writes technical articles on the Like Geeks website about Linux, Python, web development, and server administration. He is a father to a beautiful girl and a husband to a faithful wife.


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Mastering Embedded Linux Programming, Second Edition

Master the Techniques Needed to Build Great, Efficient Embedded Devices On Linux

By Packt Publishing | in Online Courses

Embedded Linux runs many of the devices we use every day, from smart TVs to WiFi routers, test equipment to industrial controllers – all of them have Linux at their heart. Linux is a core technology in the implementation of the inter-connected world of the Internet of Things. The comprehensive guide shows you the technologies and techniques required to build Linux into embedded systems. You will begin by learning about the fundamental elements that underpin all embedded Linux projects: the toolchain, the bootloader, the kernel, and the root filesystem. You’ll see how to create each of these elements from scratch, and how to automate the process using Buildroot and the Yocto Project.


  • Access 478 pages & 14 hours of content 24/7

  • Evaluate the Board Support Packages offered by most manufacturers of a system on chip or embedded modules

  • Use Buildroot & the Yocto Project to create embedded Linux systems quickly and efficiently

  • Update IoT devices in the field without compromising security

  • Reduce the power budget of devices to make batteries last longer

  • Interact w/ the hardware without having to write kernel device drivers

  • Debug devices remotely using GDB

  • Find out how to configure Linux as a real-time operating system

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming, download for offline access
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Requirements

  • Internet required

Instructor

Chris Simmonds is a software consultant and trainer living in southern England. He has almost two decades of experience in designing and building open-source embedded systems. He is the founder and chief consultant at 2net Ltd, which provides professional training and mentoring services in embedded Linux, Linux device drivers, and Android platform development. He has trained engineers at many of the biggest companies in the embedded world, including ARM, Qualcomm, Intel, Ericsson, and General Dynamics. He is a frequent presenter at open source and embedded conferences, including the Embedded Linux Conference and Embedded World.



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