Controlling access to IoT resources

In this course, you will explore identifying relevant strategies and implementing security features to control access to IoT resources.


  • Identify the need to protect IoT resources Video — 00:08:37
    • An important step in risk management is to assess the potential consequences should they become reality. This will help you determine where you should place your priorities and the effort you should expend to mitigate or avoid the risks. In many ways, IoT

  • Implement secure authentication Video — 00:31:10
    • Before the system can control and track who is accessing IoT resources, it must first establish the identity of users. This is accomplished through authentication.

  • Implement secure authorization Video — 00:10:33
    • Once attackers have gained network access to a host (such as a client computer or server, web application, and so forth), the next step they will perform is to gain the right to perform tasks on the host. Secure authorization features should prevent an at

  • Implement security monitoring on IoT systems Video — 00:11:24
    • For the IoT security practitioner, it is essential to understand what events are occurring within the systems you are responsible for. Being able to see when users log in to devices or services and when they fail a login are important to security practiti


Course description

The IoT security practitioner should aim to ensure that the confidentiality, integrity and availability of IoT resources are maintained. These goals are largely achieved through the three related concepts of authentication, authorization and accounting (A

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