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Cyber Security
Concept of Operating Systems and Administration – COSA

Self Paced

Last Update:

June 20, 2024


About Course

Operating systems serve as the backbone of any computing environment, facilitating the management of hardware, software, and resources. Concept of Operating Systems and Administration is a comprehensive course designed to equip you with the foundational knowledge and practical skills necessary for managing and administering the operating system. This course is crafted to cover both the Linux and Windows environments, providing a holistic understanding of the OS, which is essential in the IT landscape.  
What is the objective of this course?
The objective of this course is to provide comprehensive training in Linux and Windows operating systems. Participants will gain proficiency in Linux fundamentals, including its history, installation, basic commands, and file system management. Additionally, they will learn about disk partitioning, quota management, user administration, package management, and services management in Linux environments. The course also covers domain name system (DNS) concepts, web server setup, Linux security practices, and introduces fundamental aspects of the Windows operating system, including its history, architecture, networking concepts, and server configurations. Furthermore, students will delve into Windows Active Directory, file system management, and security measures. By the end of the course, students will have acquired a good understanding of both Linux and Windows operating systems, enabling them to effectively administer and secure these systems in real-world environments.

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What Will You Learn?

  • This comprehensive curriculum covers both Linux and Windows operating systems, providing learners with a well-rounded understanding of two of the most widely used platforms in the IT industry.
  • To gain hands-on experience through practical exercises and real-world scenarios, equipping them with the skills needed to effectively administer, manage, and secure Linux and Windows environments in professional settings.
  • With topics ranging from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques in system administration, file management, security, and server configurations, our course content is carefully curated to align with industry demands, ensuring that learners are prepared for the challenges of the modern IT landscape.
  • By gaining proficiency in both Linux and Windows operating systems, you will significantly expand your career opportunities in the IT industry.
  • Mastering the intricacies of Linux and Windows environments will empower you to perform your job duties more efficiently and effectively.
  • By empowering yourself to manage servers, and configure network services by providing the knowledge and skills acquired in this course that will enable you to tackle challenges with confidence and precision, ultimately leading to improved job performance and productivity.

Course Content

Linux Fundamentals and Basic Commands

  • Introduction to Unix and Linux
  • Linux History
  • Installation of Linux
  • Linux basic Commands
  • Getting Acquainted with the Linux Environment
  • Understanding the boot procedure

Linux File System and Permissions

File System Management and Partitioning

Disk Quota Management

Linux User Administration and Package Management

Linux Services Management

Domain Name System

Web Server

Linux Security

Fundamentals of Windows Operating System

Windows Active Directory

Windows File System management

Windows Security


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  • E-Learning
  • Built-in-Labs
  • Quizzes
  • Final Assessment


  • Anyone with computer networks knowledge would be helpful, but not mandatory


  • Computer science enthusiasts who are looking to pursue a career in Operating system engineer, OS design engineer, OS and network engineer or Operating systems analyst.
  • Cybersecurity enthusiasts who are looking to equip themselves with the knowledge of Linux and windows operating systems that will help them to tackle practical use cases in cybersecurity domain.