As security professionals, one of the most important things that we do is ensure that only authorized individuals gain access to information, systems and networks under our protection. The three major steps of the access management process are identification, authentication, and authorization. In this video, you learn how security professionals apply these three principles.
- [Instructor] As security professionals,…one of the most important things that we do…is ensure that only authorized individuals…gain access to the information, systems,…and networks under our protection.…The access control process consists of three steps:…identification, authentication, and authorization.…During the first step of the process, identification,…an individual makes a claim about his or her identity.…The person trying to gain access…doesn't present any proof at this point.…
They simply make an assertion.…It's important to remember that the identification step…is only a claim,…and the user could certainly be making a false claim.…Imagine a physical world scenario…where you want to enter a secure office building…where you have an appointment.…During the identification step of the process,…you might walk up to the security desk and say,…"Hi, I'm Mike Chappell."…Proof comes into play…during the second step of the process, authentication.…During the authentication step,…the individual proves his or her identity…
- Identity and access management overview
- Identification mechanisms: user names, access cards, biometrics, and registration
- Authentication factors
- Password authentication protocols
- Identity as a service (IDaaS)
- Enforcing accountability
- Managing credentials with policies
- Using access control lists
- Defending against access control attacks
Skill Level Advanced
1. Identity and Access Management
5. Credential Management
7. Access Control Attacks
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.