Access Controls Course

Domain 2 will review how access controls and identity and access management work.

52 minutes

Course description

This domain will discuss how organizations implement various controls that aid systems in evaluating the identity of users or other systems attempting to use their systems. The implementation of adequate access controls is imperative to the overall protection of confidentiality, integrity and availability of information systems. This course will walk through how organizations implement and maintain various authentication methods to those systems. We will discuss various techniques used by organizations such as single vs. multi-factor authentication and how single sign-on works.


Understanding access controls

Video - 00:11:00

An overview of how different cybersecurity access controls are put in place to provide appropriate access to different information systems.
The identity management life cycle

Video - 00:14:00

Complementary to access controls, identity management involves confirming that the user or system requesting access to a system or data is who they say they are. This section will walk through how various organizations go through the process of ensuring proper access by the proper user.
Overview of internetwork trust architectures

Video - 00:16:00

A discussion of different architecture designs meant to ensure network security and access to the network.
Authentication methods

Video - 00:09:00

A discussion of different methods used to authenticate to information systems.
SSCP Domain 2 Quiz

Assessment - 6 questions

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