Introduction to Kali Linux and the Command Line

This lesson familiarizes the student with a Linux user interface and provides hands-on experience in a UNIX-based environment to gain familiarity with basic UNIX commands and tasks.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand Linux user interface
  • Apply Linux commands to run programs and do basic file manipulation
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Introduction to Kali Linux and the Command Line Lesson Plan
2_Introduction to Kali and command line.pptx

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* NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework KSAs Addressed
  • K0111: Knowledge of common network tools (e.g., ping, traceroute, nslookup) and interpret the information results.
  • K0129: Knowledge of Unix command line (e.g., mkdir, mv, ls, passwd, grep).
  • K0224: Knowledge of system administration concepts for Unix/Linux and/or Windows operating systems.
  • K0307: Knowledge of common network tools (e.g., ping, traceroute, nslookup).
  • K0537: Knowledge of system administration concepts for the Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems (e.g., process management, directory structure, installed applications, Access Controls).
  • A0055: Ability to operate common network tools (e.g., ping, traceroute, nslookup).

* Most courseware content maps to NIST NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) and/or NSA/DHS CAE Knowledge Units (KUs). For more information on KSAs and KUs, please visit:

KSAs: http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-181.pdf

KUs: https://www.iad.gov/NIETP/documents/Requirements/CAE-CD_2019_Knowledge_Units.pdf