Learning Path

Identity and Access Management

    Syllabus

  • Identity and access management project Course — 00:12:46
    • Practice your identity and access management knowledge with this project.

  • Case studies in IAM security Course — 01:16:44
    • IAM security is central to enterprise cybersecurity. Explore how IAM can go wrong through a series of case studies.

  • Implementing trust in IAM Course — 00:35:56
    • Many IAM systems are based on trust. Learn how IAM can be simplified using single sign-on, federation and transitive trust.

  • Identity and access management processes Course — 00:32:01
    • Having the correct processes and procedures is vital for effective IAM. This course walks through each stage of the IAM process.

  • Introduction to Identity and Access Management Course — 00:47:11
    • Set the stage for Identity and Access Management (IAM) planning by exploring key vocabulary and concepts.

  • IAM for regulatory compliance Course — 00:33:31
    • IAM is critical to compliance with a number of laws and regulations. Learn about the intersection of IAM and the law.

  • IAM best practices Course — 00:48:46
    • Explore best practices for IAM, including password security policies, multi-factor authentication and zero-trust infrastructure.

  • IAM and PKI Course — 01:08:02
    • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a common tool for implementing IAM. Learn how it works and the security implications of PKI.

  • Models for access control Course — 00:54:46
    • 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.

  • Security+ – AAA Lab — 00:30:00
    • CompTIA Security+ establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a jumping point to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ Lab incorporates best practices in hands-on trouble-shooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. This Lab aids the CompTIA Security+ training set by providing several challenges specially crafted to convey the concept of Authentication Management and Access Control Schemes clearly and comprehensively.

      ‘AAA is a framework for intelligently controlling access to computer resources, enforcing policies, auditing usage, and providing the information necessary to bill for services.’

  • Identity and Access Management Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:24:00

Syllabus

What you will learn

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) learning path provides an introduction to implementing an IAM system. It covers the basic concepts of IAM, information about designing and implementing an IAM system, IAM security considerations and IAM requirements for data protection and federal standards.

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Meet the author

Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master’s degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs. He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He can be reached by email at howard.poston@gmail.com or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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