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Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening

An IT professional who has earned the Red Hat® Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening has demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to understand and apply standards-based best practices to secure Red Hat Enterprise Linux® systems against unauthorized access.

Certification details

An IT professional who has earned the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening is capable of:

  • Configuring file systems and volumes for more restrictive security policies
  • Implementing additional user account security and identity management
  • Configuring enhanced, secure logging and audit capabilities
  • Identifying and performing appropriate package updates in response to Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure (CVE) and Red Hat Security Advisory (RHSA) reports

The following audiences may be interested in earning the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening:

  • System administrators responsible for standards-compliant security on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems
  • System administrators responsible for security on Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems or who wish to harden systems beyond default configurations
  • RHCEs who wish to earn Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

Red Hat suggests RHCSA level skills for those who wish to take the exam.

Red Hat recommends the following to help you prepare for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening exam:

Courses:

EX413 - Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening exam
An IT professional who passes this exam earns a Red Hat Certificate of Expertise that also counts towards earning Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA).

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