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Hardening Linux and Unix Systems Against Cyberattack


Hardening Linux and Unix Systems Against Cyberattack

Linux and Unix servers provide many opportunities to gain entry to IT environments and access sensitive information.

In this paper, you’ll learn strategies and resources that ethical hackers use to identify vulnerabilities in Linux and Unix systems as they progress through each stage of a hack:

  • Pre-Engagement
  • Passive Recon
  • Active Recon on Linux and Unix
  • Linux Service Enumeration
  • Access Exploitation and the Initial Foothold
  • Privilege Escalation

Armed with this knowledge, you will be able to try your hand at an ethical hack to test your organization’s defenses. Most importantly, you will also learn security strategies that block malicious hackers from implementing a successful cyberattack.

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