Professional Development Committee
The ACM Professional Development Committee (PDC) is a standing committee of the ACM Practitioner Board (PB). It serves to provide tools for lifelong learning, ethical conduct and professionalism for computing professionals and generally support the professional development and professionalism needs of all ACM members, with particular emphasis on the PD needs of practitioners.
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.