Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Security: Network Services

NOTE:  This credential is no longer available.

A Red Hat® Certified Engineer (RHCE®) who earns the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Security: Network Services has demonstrated deep skills, knowledge, and abilities in securing network services on Red Hat Enterprise Linux®.

Certification requirements

An RHCE who earns the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Security: Network Services is capable of:

  • Mastering basic service security.

  • Understanding and using cryptographic tools.

  • Securing Berkley Internet Name Domain (BIND) and Domain Name Service (DNS).

  • Hardening remote procedure call (RPC) services.

  • Using Kerberos for centrally managed user authentication.

  • Improving network file system (NFS) security with Kerberos and NFSv4.

  • Using secure shell (SSH) for tunneling and other advanced purposes.

  • Building a secure email infrastructure.

  • Securing File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and HTTP services.

  • Conducting basic intrusion detection and response.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Certification status must be current in order to be eligible to take the exam.

  • All Red Hat Certificate of Expertise exams are performance-based, meaning that candidates must perform tasks on a live system, rather than answering questions about how someone might perform those tasks.

  • Real-world experience is valuable preparation for this hands-on exam.

AUDIENCE

The following audiences may be interested in earning the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Security: Network Services

BENEFITS

Earning a Red Hat certification gives you:

  • Recognition in the industry.

  • Increased customer confidence.

  • Proof of knowledge and skills.

  • Certification verification tool for employers.

  • Use of the certification logo on business cards.

  • Ability to access multiple Red Hat Certificated Professional (RHCP) online communities (like Facebook and LinkedIn).

  • Access to Red Hat Certification Central website, so you can:

    • Download a certification logo.

    • Purchase Red Hat certification gear.

    • Participate in a RHCP forum.

    • List online profile under your certification number.

    • Use the Red Hat Certified Professional job search.

  • Special offers on training and events.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

In preparation to earn the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Security: Network Services, Red Hat recommends the following:

Training:

Exam preparation:

[To achieve certification, students must pass these Exams]

Demonstrate deep capabilities in networking services security, directory services, authentication, and SELinux policy management.