This track will be lead by a former Information Security consultant who worked as a contractor for the NSA, the US military, DISA, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Learning Track topics include:

Additional Resources

Our instructor’s security and penn testing related blog posts are located under the here.

Enhanced Server Security (9 topics covered in 17 Classes)

  1. Hacking, Penn Testing, and Honey Pots: Anatomy of a server hack, rootkit detection, log-file analysis, MySQL injection prevention, Using Honeypots to Create Blacklists (3 Classes)
  2. Password-less Logins: Using Public-Private Key Pairs with SSH for Enhanced Server Security (1 Class)
  3. chown, chmod, and chgrp: Understanding Linux File and Directory Permissions (1 Class)
  4. Advanced Firewalling with IPTables, IPset: Country blocking, port blocking, etc (3 Classes)
  5. SSL Certificates: Purchasing, Installation, and Testing for Vulnerabilities (2 Classes)
  6. Compromised VPS and Host Providers: Avoiding Dirty IPs and Compromised Network Providers (1 Class)
  7. Securing WordPress: WordPress exploits and lockdown, Access Control Lists, IP Restriction, and Web Application Firewalls: wp-config.php, wp-admin, xlmrpc.php, wp-login.php, wp-signup.php (3 Classes)
  8. DNS Fail-overs and Mirror Sites: Automated offsite back-ups (2 Classes)
  9. Authenticated Email Delivery: Create a Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and DomainKey Internet Mail (DKIM) records. These prevent your domain’s emails from being marked as spam (1 Class)