The Practitioner Board is responsible for developing programs that support the professional needs of ACM members as well as promoting computing as a profession. The Practitioner Board and Professional Development Committee focus on products and services that support and enhance the professional and technical development of practicing computing professionals, including engineers, architects, IT specialists and managers.
The Linux operating system is more relevant than ever, especially for distributed, secure systems. A significant advantage of Linux systems is that administrators can perform many tasks (e.g. updating software, back-ups) remotely and with ease, keeping network computers secure and up-to-date simultaneously. This Learning Path begins with the basics of installing, configuring and managing a Linux system. It then moves to DNS and TCP/IP, essential tools for network communication. The course ends with how to secure your Linux system.