Identity and Access Management


  • Access Control List Video — 00:06:33
    • In this episode, Mike discusses how to govern access to resources.

  • Identification Video — 00:12:47
    • In this episode, Mike explains the issues of proving that you are who you are.

  • Single Sign-On Video — 00:10:14
    • In this episode, Mike describes how to log in to one computer and gain access to many.

  • AAA Video — 00:08:08
    • In this episode, Mike explores two common methods used for AAA: RADIUS and TACACS+.

  • Windows File Permissions Video — 00:13:43
    • In this episode, Mike looks at how to control access to files in a Windows system.

  • Password Security Video — 00:09:18
    • In this episode, Mike shows methods to keep passwords secure.

  • Authorization Concepts Video — 00:05:53
    • In this episode, Mike explores methods used for authorization, enabling clients to properly utilize resources.

  • Authentication Methods Video — 00:09:55
    • In this episode, Mike discusses common protocols used to identify proper users, such as PAP, CHAP, Kerberos, LDAP, and more.

  • User Account Management Video — 00:06:48
    • In this episode, Mike discusses the security of user accounts.

  • Linux File Permissions Video — 00:14:57
    • In this episode, Mike looks at how to control access to files in a Linux system.


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.

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