Linux Introduction


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This training covers basic use in the Linux environment. Linux Introduction course is designed for non-experienced users, helping them become comfortable with Linux and basic automation scripting capabilities.

How to make the most of this course?

In order to succeed in the course, the following requirements must be met:

  • Participation in all practical laboratories
  • Self-work at home between lessons
  • Repetition of materials, self-learning, performing tasks, etc…

In addition to regular classroom studies, the participant is required to practice at least 10 hours a week in order to gain practical experience in the field.
A personal computer suitable for running virtual machines, with an Internet connection
Transition of the scenarios in the Cyberium Arena.

Target audience

  • Anyone comfortable with computers who wants to have basic knowledge with Linux System
  • Anyone who wants to start a carreer in cybersecurity
  • Any Manager who has to deal with IT & Security teams


  • Using Linux command-line operations
  • Writing basic automation scripts in Linux


Basic computer knowledge



During this model, students will explore the advanced features of the Linux Command-Line and text manipulation.

Technical content

  • Introduction
    History of Linux
    Exploring Distributions
  • The Terminal
    Basic Commands
    Text Manipulation Commands
    Writing Scripts
    Working with Archives


In this module, students will learn to write basic scripts and start creating different automation.

Technical content

  • Bash Scripting
    Introduction to Programming
    Writing Bash Scripts
    Getting User Input
    Performing Math
    Logic Statements
    Global vs. Local Environment Variables


This module will teach the students to gain full control of the Linux Environment. The students will learn to administrate their system and manage software and services.

Technical content

  • Network Troubleshooting
    Network Configuring
    Basic Network Troubleshooting
  • Package Management
    Installing Deb Packages
    Using APT


The following labs are part of the actual Cybersecurity Advanced Notions course:

  • Lab 1 ​Basic Text Manipulation
  • Lab 2 Linux Services
  • Lab 3 Log Filters
  • Lab 4 Linux Bash Scripts
  • Lab 5 System Administration
  • Lab 6 Using Dockers
  • Lab 7 Netcat
  • Lab 8 Local Linux Security

Real Cases Studies

Case Study #1(TRL001)
A Utah-based wind and solar energy company has suffered from a Denial-Of-Service attack that caused a shut off to a part of the company computing assets. You need to analyze the captured traffic to learn about the attack and the attacker.
Case Study #2 (TRL002)
A recent update by Oracle appeared to be bugged; hackers can exploit this vulnerability. Your mission is to scan the company’s assets and discover service versions to protect them from the recent bug.
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 Course type

This course is delivered in the following ways:

  • Virtual classroom with proctored labs and scenarios executed in our Cyberium Arena
  • In situe classroom with proctored labs and scenarios executed in our Cyberium Arena

All sessions are recorded and attendees can replay them  during 30 days. All course material is electronically made available to the participant.

 Course Group: FOUNDATION


 Hands-on / Theory MiX

The following course incorporates a high level of hands-on labs exercises, as well as real life case studies.

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Case Studies


This course prepares the participant to the following certification:

  • LPIC-1 (LPI)

Required EqUIPMENT

Network connection

As this course extensively uses a cloud based Learning Management System, including a lab arena, attendees need a stable broadband connection to the Internet.

BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

As it is a very practical course, and in order for the sparticipants to make the most of the course, they need a laptop with the following capabilities:

  • Audio and Video
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 200 GB Disk Space
  • Virtualization capabilities ( supporting latest version of Virtualbox or similar virtual machine application)

And also a Good Headset with Mic

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