Linux Systems Security

NETS 1028

Course description

Students acquire the skills and knowledge to secure all major aspects of Linux/Unix operating systems, balancing security issues with the purpose of the system and the needs of an organization. Students learn how to tune kernel and operating system parameters, deactivate components, and tighten the components that remain. Students develop a solid understanding of the security architectures used by many Linux and Unix operating systems.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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