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Identification and AAA

Learn about one of the most important information security concepts related to access management: identification, authentication, authorization and accounting (IAAA).

4 videos  //  16 minutes of training

Course description

This course introduces these important information security concepts: identification, authentication, authorization and accounting (IAAA). It defines the terms, explains the IAAA process and provides an overview of the identity and access management concepts and services, including federation, Single Sign-On (SSO), transitive trust, RADIUS, TACACS+, Kerberos and others.

Course syllabus

Identification and AAADuration: 1:59

Multifactor AuthenticationDuration: 3:07

Identity and Access ManagementDuration: 2:15

Identity and Access ServicesDuration: 8:50

Meet the author



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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FireEye, Inc.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.