CRRC National Capital Region Course: Linux for Cybersecurity
May 3-4, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Casey W. O'Brien is the Executive Director and Principal Investigator of the National CyberWatch Center, a cybersecurity education and research consortium focused on advancing cybersecurity education and strengthening the national cybersecurity workforce. Casey has more than 20 years of industry experience in information security and large-scale IT implementation and project management in challenging and cutting-edge environments.
This 2-day online course will provide an overview of the Linux operating system, geared towards new users. The learner with explore the fundamental concepts of Linux and related topics such as: the Linux file system, commands, utilities, text editing, and shell programming. Students will also explore the security features and tools available in Linux as well as the considerations, advantages, and disadvantages of using these features.
This course is taught in a combination lecture and hands-on formats. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive all instructional materials (lecture slides, hands-on lab exercises, supplemental reading assignments, virtual machines), a FREE access code to the National CyberWatch Center's e-Book: Linux Fundamentals, and guidance on how to incorporate these resources into their classes.
The first 25 people that register and complete the course will receive a $200 stipend and a free access code to National CyberWatch Center's e-Book "Linux Fundamentals." Learn more about the e-Book HERE.
The course is FREE, as part of funding from the National Security Agency
Grant # H98230-17-1-0231