System Administration (SADM-101)



System Administration (SADM-101)

This is a closed class. It requires a contract. On-site for 22 people.

Days: 5 Days Labs: Yes –Local Cyber Range

Type of Course: Advanced  Security / Technical

Prerequisite: Introduction to System Administration (SADM-101)

About this course:

Goals: Maintaining the operations of an enterprise, specifically baseline system security according to organizational policies, conducting periodic server maintenance, installing server updates, managing accounts, designing group policies and access control lists to ensure compatibility with organizational standards, business rules, and needs

Topics: Planning and coordinating the installation of hardware and baseline software; overseeing installation, implementation, configuration, and support of network components, managing network rights, and access to systems; executing system recovery procedures, and providing ongoing optimization support, operations and smooth hand-off, develop document systems administration standard operating procedures.

Methods of instruction: There are 8 different possible exercises that can be used in a module. Some examples include: threats and controls, case studies, risk analysis practice, and reading review. Technical labs will require basic skills in operating systems and virtualization. As soon as students become too comfortable, the instructor will switch methods.

Students are expected to have basic experience in the areas of networking and DoD Cybersecurity as well as knowledge of related Cybersecurity policies and procedures.  Course support DISA responsibilities in DoD Cybersecurity Discipline Implementation Plan, DoD I 8551.01, the STIG’s and NIST SP800-53. The course covers topics in NICCS / NICE and ARTEP.