Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening

Secure a Red Hat Enterprise Linux System to comply with security policy requirements

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.

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.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Certification 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.

  • The hands-on nature of this exam makes real-world experience valuable preparation for it.

AUDIENCE

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

  • IT professional interested in pursuing the Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) certification.

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 online communities (like Facebook and LinkedIn).

  • Access to Red Hat Certification Central website.

    • Download the certification logo.

    • Purchase Red Hat certification gear.

    • Red Hat Certified Professionals forum.

    • Online profile listed under your certification number.

    • Red Hat Certified Professional job search.

  • Special offers on training and events.

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

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

Training:

Exam preparation

[To achieve certification, students must pass these Exams]

Tests candidates' knowledge, skills, and abilities to apply standards-based best practices to secure Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems against unauthorized access.