CSC 156 - Operating Systems Basics and Security3
Course Description: This course provides students with the elementary knowledge necessary to navigate, administer, and secure the Linux operating system. The way in which the Linux and Windows operating systems perform tasks will be compared and contrasted to facilitate the learning of operating system and security concepts. Topics discussed in this course include: file system management and utilities; access control; mail facility; pipes, redirection and filters; text editor utilities; permissions; basic shell scripts and process management. Students will install, manage, and secure the Linux environment through hands-on exercises and course projects.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in CSC 101, CSC 151, or NST 165.
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