Project Ares Battle Room 6 - Linux Basics

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Battle Rooms are scenarios designed to help learners on a set of fundamental tasks specific to a topic. You can consider them foundational building blocks that all cyber security professionals must be proficient to participate in modern day offensive and defensive operations.

They are played individually and allow users to enter the environment and are provided a simple network environment, instructions and a list of tasks to complete.

Battle Room Activity

Players will be given a Kali 2019 environment that is accessible through SSH or VNC terminals provided within the scenario. They will conduct entry level tasks in systems administration, troubleshooting, and access control.
  • Load Time - 4 min
  • Time Limit - 2 hrs
  • # of Tasks - 15
  • Hints - Yes
  • Save Session - Yes
  • Team Based - No

Learners should be familiar with basics of the command line interface.

Learning Outcomes

The learner must demonstrate the ability to conduct Linux-based network operations through the command line.


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