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Access Control Fundamentals

Take a deep dive into one of the fundamental concepts of security: access control. Learn how to give the right people access to the right information in a secure way.

22 videos  //  98 minutes of training

Course description

Twenty-two videos cover everything you want to know about access control fundamentals. Beginning with access control basics (definitions and subject-object relationships), we move on to access control categories, authentication, account management, Single Sign-On (SSO) and Kerberos, the three forms of user authentication and the arguable fourth form, remote authentication services and much more. This is a complex subject, but our Access Control Fundamentals course dives deep and dredges up the answers for you.

Course syllabus

Access Control BasicsDuration: 4:48

Access Control CategoriesDuration: 6:02

AuthenticationDuration: 8:32

Account ManagementDuration: 4:16

Single Sign-On (SSO)Duration: 4:01

IdentificationDuration: 1:56

Something You KnowDuration: 4:25

Something You HaveDuration: 6:14

Something You Are (Biometrics)Duration: 5:19

AuthorizationDuration: 2:51

Session Management and AccountabilityDuration: 2:49

WLAN AuthenticationDuration: 7:32

Remote Authentication ServicesDuration: 3:20

Federated IdentityDuration: 4:09

Integrating Identity ServicesDuration: 3:03

Access Control ModelsDuration: 5:46

Access Control TechniquesDuration: 3:54

Access Control AdministrationDuration: 2:23

Access Control AttacksDuration: 4:26

Social EngineeringDuration: 4:32

Circumventing Access ControlsDuration: 1:56

Access ProvisioningDuration: 5:22

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At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.