Biometrics provide a means of identifying someone based on one or more physical characteristic. They often act as both identification and authentication mechanisms and fall into a category of authentication factors known as "something you are". In this video, learn how biometric measures may be used as identification mechanisms.
- [Instructor] Biometrics provide a means…of identifying someone based upon one or more…physical characteristics of that person.…They often serve as both identification…and authentication mechanisms…and fall into a category of authentication factors…known as something you are.…Good biometric authentication techniques…balance the difficulty of use…with the degree of security that they provide.…Effective systems provide easy enrollment.…The initial setup of a user may require…administrator assistance, but it is accomplished…fairly quickly and with a minimum of fuss.…
They also provide low false acceptance rates.…They don't admit unauthorized people inadvertently.…At the same time, they have low false rejection rates.…They don't turn away people who should be admitted.…And finally, they have low intrusiveness.…They pass the creepiness test with users.…There are a wide variety of biometric authentication…techniques in use today.…Fingerprint readers are commonly found on laptop computers,…smartphones, tablets and similar devices.…
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- Provisioning and deprovisioning
- Identity security issues
- Using biometric measures as identification mechanisms
- Multifactor authentication
- Password authentication protocols
- How LDAP and Kerberos work together
- Identity as a Service (IDaaS)
- Mandatory and discretionary access controls
- Defending against password attacks
- Social engineering attacks
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