Do you need to learn Linux, but don’t quite know where to start? Are you worried about wasting your time on strange, arcane things and want to get to the “good stuff?” Get ready to follow along in this online Linux “Install-fest,” as we go over essential skills that will give you confidence to prepare to learn more advanced skills.
Join CompTIA Chief Technology Evangelist Dr. James Stanger for the next IT Pro Webinar as he speaks with Linux expert Denise Dumas from Red Hat. We’ll also be talking to Stetson Blake from OmniSci, who has years of experience with Linux and is currently working toward his CompTIA Linux+ certification.
Join us as we crack open a Linux lunch box and get going with some hands-on tips, tricks and demonstrations.
Meet the Speakers
Dr. James Stanger
Chief Technology Evangelist — CompTIA
Security+, Network+, MCSE, LPI Linux, Symantec STA
Dr. James Stanger is the chief technology evangelist at CompTIA. His wide range of expertise includes certification and certification design, using social media in business, e-learning creation, security, Linux and open source, and web development. An award-winning author, Stanger has written titles for O’Reilly Media, McGraw-Hill, Prentice-Hall, IBM, Wiley and Elsevier. He has also acted as a security consultant for various entities, including the Association for Corporate Council, Brigham Young University and Security (purchased by McAfee).
Vice President, Software Engineering, Operating System – Red Hat
Denise Dumas is the vice president of software engineering, operating system, at Red Hat, where she leads the team responsible for Red Hat's flagship product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). With an extensive background in operating systems, she’s filled a wide variety of software development and management roles over 25 years. Dumas has been honored with several industry honors, being named as one of Boston Business Journal's 2016 Women to Watch in Science and Technology and one of the 26 most powerful female engineers identified by Business Insider in 2016 and 2018.
Site Reliability Engineer – OmniSci
Stetson Blake is a site reliability engineer at OmniSci. A self-proclaimed IT enthusiast and entrepreneur, he found his passion for IT in vocational school and has worked in IT ever since. In his spare time, he runs the This Is an IT Support Group and IT/MSP groups on Facebook.
What: Getting to Know Linux: Demo and Discussion
When: Anytime! Register to watch the webinar on-demand
How Long: 1 Hour
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): This webinar has been approved for 1 CEU for CompTIA A+.
Don’t worry if you can’t make it for the live webinar. Register anyway, and we’ll send you a link for the recording when it’s available.