Identity and Access Management

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

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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.

Course syllabus

IdentificationDuration: 12:47

In this episode, Mike explains the issues of proving that you are who you are.

Authorization ConceptsDuration: 5:53

In this episode, Mike explores methods used for authorization, enabling clients to properly utilize resources.

Access Control ListDuration: 6:33

In this episode, Mike discusses how to govern access to resources.

Password SecurityDuration: 9:18

In this episode, Mike shows methods to keep passwords secure.

Linux File PermissionsDuration: 14:57

In this episode, Mike looks at how to control access to files in a Linux system.

Windows File PermissionsDuration: 13:43

In this episode, Mike looks at how to control access to files in a Windows system.

User Account ManagementDuration: 6:48

In this episode, Mike discusses the security of user accounts.

AAADuration: 8:08

In this episode, Mike explores two common methods used for AAA: RADIUS and TACACS+.

Authentication MethodsDuration: 9:55

In this episode, Mike discusses common protocols used to identify proper users, such as PAP, CHAP, Kerberos, LDAP and more.

Single Sign-OnDuration: 10:14

In this episode, Mike describes how to log in to one computer and gain access to many.

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Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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