One of the most common access control needs is for an organization to have a centralized approach to network and application authentication, authorization and accounting. The RADIUS and TACACS protocols offer this service to enterprises. In this video, you learn about the use of remote access authentication services including RADIUS, TACACS, TACACS+, and XTACACS.
- [Instructor] One of the most…common access control needs is for…an organization to have a centralized…approach to network and application…authentication, authorization, and accounting.…The RADIUS AND TACACS protocols…offer this service to enterprises.…RADIUS is an acronym which stands for…Remote, Access, Dial, In, User Service.…As the name implies, RADIUS was first…used to authenticate the users…of modem-based dial-in services…back in the 1980s and 1990s.…A centralized RADIUS server could…support modem pools located around the country…providing a single point of administration…for password and account management,…and consolidating accounting records…in a centralized location.…
RADIUS is still used today even though…dial-in modem pools are a thing of the past.…Today, they're used to allow many diverse…applications to rely upon the same authentication source.…Here's how it might work in a wireless…network for example.…First, the end user attempts to connect…to a wireless access point.…The access point serves as the client…
- 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
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