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Access Control Fundamentals

Explore the essential concepts of access control in this four-video course covering access control models, implementation, concepts and enforcement.

4 videos  //  22 minutes of training

Course description

This course covers the fundamental concepts of access control. It introduces common access control models (MAC, DAC, RBAC, ABAC and Rule-Based Access Control) and covers mechanisms for implementing physical and logical access control. The course also covers important account and credential management concepts, including types of user accounts, access policies, secure account management and password security.

Course syllabus

Access Control ModelsDuration: 3:32

Access Control ImplementationDuration: 6:17

Account Management ConceptsDuration: 7:48

Credential Management and EnforcementDuration: 4:21

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.