Ubuntu Security Training Course


Ubuntu is an open-source, Linux-based operating system (OS) built on the base of discretion-dependent access control. Its three leading editions, Ubuntu Core, Desktop, and Server OS are customizable for configuring administration firewall and general security of a network system.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at security engineers and system administrators who wish to integrate more security into their Ubuntu Linux distribution and protect their system from threats.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Install and configure Ubuntu operating system.
  • Reinforce the physical security of Ubuntu Linux distribution.
  • Embed encrypted server features to protect the administration system.
  • Secure device interactions within the Ubuntu System.
  • Recognize general security threats to Ubuntu environment and execute the proper solutions.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.


  • Experience with Linux command line and shell scripting
  • An understanding of AppArmor and SELinux security modules
  • C and C++ programming experience
  • Knowledge on system troubleshooting and the cloud


  • Security engineers
  • System administrators

Course Outline


Overview of Linux Security Modules

  • Configuring the Right Security Module for Ubuntu System

Setting up Ubuntu Linux Distribution

  • Linking the suitable Ubuntu Edition

Overview of Ubuntu Desktop Features and Architecture

Securing the Machine from System Breakage

Managing Hardware and Drivers Insecurity

Encrypting the File System for Data Security

Implementing Intrusion Detection

Overview of Ubuntu Server Features and Architecture

Integrating Open-source Tools to Resolve Network Attacks

Managing Software Lifecycles as Cybersecurity Enhancements

Fixing the Firewall and Account Policies

Overview of Ubuntu Core Features and Architecture

Building Image for Assigning Security Labels

Sandboxing Ubuntu Machines for Out-of-the-Box Security

Integrating Ubuntu OS with Ubuntu Cloud

  • The Public and the Private Cloud


Summary and Conclusion

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