In this course, you'll explore methods for controlling file system and command execution access. You'll also discover firewall rules and how they're enabled using the OpenBSD PF tool.
start the course
describe how Unix file system permissions work
use chmod to set file system permissions
describe how ACLs provide added file system security
use setfacl to assign ACL file system permissions
explain the purpose of Unix special permission bits
use chmod to set special permission bits
identify the importance of not logging in as root
enable standard users to run privileged commands
describe how firewall solutions protect hosts
protect a Unix host from unwanted network traffic
ensure configured firewall rules are in effect
Practice: File and Network Security
configure Unix file system permissions, command execution, and firewall settings
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.