Identity and access management Course

This course presents what many experts consider to be the primary security function: access control.

1 hour, 51 minutes

Course description

We describe access control models and other techniques that organizations deploy in order to secure access to information systems. The attack vectors that exploit access controls are covered as well.



Video - 00:16:00

This video reviews different attacks that attempt to bypass access controls.
Centralized access control

Video - 00:07:00

This video describes technologies that focus all authentication transactions on one platform.
Access control models

Video - 00:22:00

This video covers different system implementations to determine how users interact with systems.
Identity management methodologies

Video - 00:54:00

This video explores different methods for authenticating users to web-based systems.
Access control process

Video - 00:04:00

This video reviews the four phases of this process.
Access control principles

Video - 00:09:00

This video describes practices for limiting interaction with corporate information systems.

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