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Models for access control

IAM policies can be built on a few different access control models. Learn about the four access control models and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

    Syllabus

  • Overview access control models course Video — 00:01:12
    • An overview of the access control models course.

  • Attribute-based access control Video — 00:10:33
    • This video describes attribute-based access control (ABAC) and its pros and cons.

  • Discretionary access control Video — 00:09:52
    • This video describes discretionary access control (DAC) and its pros and cons.

  • Introduction to access control models Video — 00:04:33
    • This video introduces the four access control models.

  • Role-based access control Video — 00:13:46
    • This video describes role-based access control (RBAC) and its pros and cons.

  • Mandatory access control Video — 00:14:50
    • This video describes mandatory access control (MAC) and its pros and cons.

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Course description

IAM policies can be built using four primary models for access control. Explore the mandatory access control, discretionary access control, role-based access control and attribute-based access control models. Learn how these models differ and the strengths and weaknesses of each of them.

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