Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud

Manage security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems deployed in bare-metal, virtual, and cloud environments. Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud (RH415) is designed for security administrators and system administrators who need to manage the secure operation of servers running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, whether deployed on physical hardware, as virtual machines, or as cloud instances.

Course syllabus:

  1. Manage security and risk

  2. Define strategies to manage security on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers

  3. Automate configuration and remediation with Ansible

  4. Remediate configuration and security issues with Ansible Playbooks

  5. Protect data with LUKS and NBDE

  6. Encrypt data on storage devices with LUKS and use NBDE to manage automatic decryption when servers are booted

  7. Restrict USB device access

  8. Protect system from rogue USB device access with USBGuard

  9. Control authentication with PAM

  10. Manage authentication, authorization, session settings, and password controls by configuring pluggable authentication modules (PAMs)

  11. Record system events with audit

  12. Record and inspect system events relevant to security, using the Linux kernel's audit subsystem and supporting tools

  13. Monitor file system changes

  14. Detect and analyze changes to a server's file systems and their contents using AIDE

  15. Mitigate risk with SELinux

  16. Improve security and confinement between processes by using SELinux and advanced SELinux techniques and analyses

  17. Manage compliance with OpenSCAP

  18. Evaluate and remediate a server's compliance with security policies by using OpenSCAP

  19. Automate compliance with Red Hat Satellite

  20. Automate and scale your ability to perform OpenSCAP checks and remediate compliance issues using Red Hat Satellite

  21. Analyze and remediate issues with Red Hat Insights

  22. Identify, detect, and correct common issues and security vulnerabilities with Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems by using Red Hat Insights

  23. Perform a comprehensive review

  24. Review the content covered in this course by completing hands-on review exercises