Illinois Tech

OS Security

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Kevin Vaccaro

Instructor: Kevin Vaccaro


(11 reviews)

Intermediate level

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17 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

What you'll learn

  • Explore operating system firewalls.

  • Demonstrate the use of Operating System logs.

  • Explore Operating system permissions.

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There are 3 modules in this course

Welcome to OS Security! In this course, we will cover the topics of: Firewalls and Logging and OS Permissions. This module examines the basics of firewalls. It discusses how to configure Windows and Linux firewalls, and how to review logs for both operating systems.

What's included

6 videos5 readings4 quizzes1 assignment1 discussion prompt

This module explores the fundamentals of Windows and Linux permissions. It identifies how to configure file and folder permissions for each operating system.

What's included

4 videos4 readings4 quizzes1 assignment

This module contains the summative course assessment that has been designed to evaluate your understanding of the course material and assess your ability to apply the knowledge you have acquired throughout the course. Be sure to review the course material thoroughly before taking the assessment.

What's included

1 assignment


Kevin Vaccaro
Illinois Tech
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