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Linux Security

Editing Files

My objective is to practice using text editors and output redirection to read from and write to files.

I will use Nano, Gedit and Vim.


Creating Users

My objective is to create new users and configure customized home directories and password policies.

I will use basic working knowledge of terminal commands.


The Power of SUID

My objective is to configure a SUID on one of the system’s binaries to copy classified data with a regular user.

I will use my understanding of SUID.


Install and Configure Apache

My objective is to Install the Apache2 service and configure it to manage local web server access options.

I will use Kali Linux ,Apache2 & Netstat.


Service Debugging

My objective is to Install the Apache and Nginx services, and resolve a port conflict.

I will use Kali Linux ,Apache2 & Nginx.


Install and Configure SSH

My objective is to Install the SSH service for remote connection, use Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) to transfer files, and work with the Ubuntu Linux distribution.

I will use Kali Linux ,Ubuntu & SSH.


Install and Configure Samba

My objective is to Perform a basic configuration of Samba, provide access to Samba shares via an MS Windows client machine, and create an FTP server to transfer files from another machine.

I will use Kali Linux & Windows.


Basic Scripting

My objective is to Design a script for penetration testing that uses the ping command to obtain information on network endpoints.

I will use Kali Linux & Text editor.


Compression and Backup

My objective is to Build a backup plan for a directory and write an automated script that compresses the folder and backs it up.

I will use Kali Linux , Tar & Text editor.


Scripting for Security

My objective is to Design a script that checks for open ports listening on the machine.

I will use Kali Linux , Bash , Netstat & Text editor.


Combining Crontab with a Security Script

My objective is to Create a routine process that will run the security script every five minutes.

I will use Kali Linux , Crontab, Bash , Netstat & Text editor.


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