Linux 101 for High School Educators

Linux 101 for High School Educators

January 18, 6:00pm — 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Free online workshop for high school cybersecurity teachers!


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January 18, 6:00pm — 8:00pm


Available online only.
See description for details.

Intro Text

This online workshop serves as an introduction to the Linux command line for educators preparing to teach Cybersecurity. Linux is the most widely utilized operating system in the cybersecurity world. The free, open-source nature of this operating system ensures security experts a stable platform to work from. Linux 101 serves as the initial starting point for navigating the Linux operating system.

  • Topics covered include the following:
  • Basic file system structure (/etc, /proc, /home, /root, /bin, /sbin, /usr, /tmp, /var)
  • File system navigation (cd, pwd, ls)
  • Basic commands (cat, mkdir, rmdir, rm, cp, mv, man, date, cal, touch, whoami, clear)
  • nano editor

This workshop will be led by subject matter experts from CYBER.ORG. Participants will receive free access to online curriculum materials for their classroom. Due to grant funding restrictions, this workshop is only available to K-12 teachers in the US.


Please note that workshop times are listed in Central Standard Time.