Identification is one of the basic requirements of any access control system. Users must have a way to identify themselves uniquely to a system using technology that ensures they will not be confused with any other user of the system. In this video, you learn about two basic means of identification: usernames and access cards.
- Identification is one of the basic requirements…of any access control system.…Users must have a way to identify themselves uniquely…to a system using technology…that ensures they will not be confused…with any other user of the system.…Let's talk about two common identification mechanisms:…usernames and access cards.…Usernames are, by far, the most common means…of identification for electronic systems.…Organizations typically provide every individual,…who will access their computing systems,…with a unique identifier…that they use across all electronic systems.…
Commonly, usernames take the form…of a first initial and last name…or a similar pattern that makes it easy…for those seeing the username…to identify the corresponding person.…Remember, usernames are for identification,…not authentication,…so there's no need to keep them secret.…Obvious usernames make everyone's lives easier.…Organizations also commonly use…card-based identification systems.…Many organizations issue employee identification cards…to their entire staff and that card often acts…
- 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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