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Red Hat Security: Linux in Physical, Virtual, and Cloud (RH415)

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  • Overview

    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.

    This course is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5, Red Hat Satellite 6.3, Red Hat Ansible® Engine 2.5, Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.2, and Red Hat Insights.

    Maintaining security of computing systems is a process of managing risk through the implementation of processes and standards backed by technologies and tools. In this course, you will learn about resources that can be used to help you implement and comply with your security requirements.


    Classroom Training

    Experience Red Hat courses in person at our Columbia, MD facility.

    Live Online Virtual Training (VT)

    Red Hat’s live online virtual training is real-time training conducted remotely featuring Red Hat instructors. Learn more about Virtual Training (VT) here.

    Self-Paced ROLE (R)?

    Red Hat Online Learning features the same high-quality course content found in their interactive classroom environments and is supplemented with 90-days of unlimited access to course content, 80 hours of cloud-based labs, and webinars from Red Hat experts – all of which is optimized for self-study, giving you the practical and applied knowledge you need to advance your skills, prepare for hands-on certification exams, and to further your career. Learn more about Red Hat Online Learning (R) hereCourse must be completed within 90 days after purchase.

  • Who Should Take This Course


    System administrators, IT security administrators, IT security engineers, and other professionals responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and managing the security of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems and ensuring their compliance with the organization’s security policies.


    Be a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or demonstrate equivalent Red Hat Enterprise Linux knowledge and experience.

  • Why You Should Take This Course

    Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • Manage compliance with OpenSCAP.
    • Enable SELinux on a server from a disabled state, perform basic analysis of the system policy, and mitigate risk with advanced SELinux techniques.
    • Proactively identify and resolve issues with Red Hat Insights.
    • Monitor activity and changes on a server with Linux Audit and AIDE.
    • Protect data from compromise with USBGuard and storage encryption.
    • Manage authentication controls with PAM.
    • Manually apply provided Ansible Playbooks to automate mitigation of security and compliance issues.
    • Scale OpenSCAP and Red Hat Insights management with Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Ansible Tower.
  • Schedule
  • Course Outline
    Manage security and risk
    Define strategies to manage security on Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers.
    Automate configuration and remediation with Ansible
    Remediate configuration and security issues with Ansible Playbooks.
    Protect data with LUKS and NBDE
    Encrypt data on storage devices with LUKS and use NBDE to manage automatic decryption when servers are booted.
    Restrict USB device access
    Protect system from rogue USB device access with USBGuard.
    Control authentication with PAM
    Manage authentication, authorization, session settings, and password controls by configuring pluggable authentication modules (PAMs).
    Record system events with audit
    Record and inspect system events relevant to security, using the Linux kernel’s audit subsystem and supporting tools.
    Monitor file system changes
    Detect and analyze changes to a server’s file systems and their contents using AIDE.
    Mitigate risk with SELinux
    Improve security and confinement between processes by using SELinux and advanced SELinux techniques and analyses.
    Manage compliance with OpenSCAP
    Evaluate and remediate a server’s compliance with security policies by using OpenSCAP.
    Automate compliance with Red Hat Satellite
    Automate and scale your ability to perform OpenSCAP checks and remediate compliance issues using Red Hat Satellite.
    Analyze and remediate issues with Red Hat Insights
    Identify, detect, and correct common issues and security vulnerabilities with Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems by using Red Hat Insights.
    Perform a comprehensive review
    Review the content covered in this course by completing hands-on review exercises.
  • FAQs
    Is there a discount available for current students?

    UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.

    What is the cancellation and refund policy?

    Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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