Implementing AIX Security Features

Implementing AIX Security Features Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course is designed to help you implement a security policy in an AIX environment. AIX 6.1 features are covered.

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Intended Audience for this Implementing AIX Security Features Course

  • » Want to learn what the security mechanisms are in an AIX system
  • » Will plan, implement, or distribute a security policy in AIX
  • » The audience for this training includes:
  • » AIX technical support individuals
  • » System administrators
  • » System architects

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Implementing AIX Security Features Course Objectives

  • » Describe security threats to a computer system
  • » List the AIX commands and components that can meet both the base system and network security threats, including how to configure IPSEC and LDAP
  • » Configure, distribute, and monitor a security policy and check sox-cobit compliance using AIX Security Expert and LDAP with Active Directory
  • » Configure the role-based access control (RBAC) feature (AIX 6.1)
  • » Implement encrypted file systems (AIX 6.1)
  • » Implement the Trusted Execution feature (AIX 6.1)
  • » Implement trusted services using the PowerSC IBM product (AIX 6.1 TL6)
  • » Implement the AIX install time options of Secure by Default and Trusted AIX (AIX 6.1)

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Implementing AIX Security Features Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Welcome
        2. Unit 1 - Introduction to AIX security features Unit 2 - AIX base system security
        3. Unit 3 - AIX network security, Topic 1: Securing remote commands Exercise 1 - Security in an IT environment
        4. Exercise 2 - AIX base system security
        5. Exercise 3 - AIX network security, Part 1: TCP/IP security environment
      2. Module: 2
        1. Unit 3 - AIX network security, Topic 2: IP Security
        2. Unit 4 - Implementing and distributing a security policy with AIXPert Exercise 3 - AIX network security, Part 2: NFS
        3. Exercise 4 - Implementing and distributing a security policy with AIXPert
      3. Module: 3
        1. Unit 5 - Implementing role-based access control
        2. Unit 6 - Implementing encrypted file systems Unit 7 - Implementing Trusted Execution
        3. Exercise 5 - Implementing role-based access control Exercise 6 - Implementing encrypted file systems Exercise 7 - Implementing Trusted Execution
      4. Module: 4
        1. Unit 8 - Introduction to PowerSC
        2. Unit 9 - Centralizing security with LDAP and Kerberos, Topic 1: Implementing an AIX LDAP server
        3. Exercise 8 - Introducing PowerSC
        4. Exercise 9 - Centralizing security with LDAP and Kerberos, Part 1: LDAP on AIX
      5. Module: 5
        1. Unit 9 - Centralizing security with LDAP and Kerberos, Topic 2: Kerberos and
        2. Active Directory
        3. Unit 10 - AIX install time security options
        4. Exercise 9 - Centralizing security with LDAP and Kerberos, Part 2: LDAP with Active Directory
        5. Exercise 10 - AIX install time security options
        6. Lab time

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