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    New to Unix

    Hi,
    i am an IT Administrator looking to take a Security Certification. One of the required courses is Unix. I will be using student loans to pay for school. My question, is Unix a program that I will use as I advance my training in the security/forensics field?
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    Unix is an operating system, not a program.

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    thank you

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    Unix/Linux does security very differently from Windows, so if you want to help clients with datacenter security, you will need to know how to lock down Unix/Linux boxes as well as Windows boxes. Ditto for forensics - Unix/Linux provides a number of different disk file formats which are different from the ones on Windows, so you will have to understand them to be able to recover hidden/erased data.

    Linux is mainly an open-source version of the Unix kernel.

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