Authorization is the final step in the access control process. Once an individual successfully authenticates to a system, authorization determines the privileges that individual has to access resources and information. Explore the basics of authorization, including the principles of least privilege and separation of duties.
- [Narrator] Authorization is the final step…in the access control process.…Once an individual successfully authenticates to a system,…authorization determines the privileges that individual has…to access resources and information.…There are many different authorization approaches,…and we'll discuss those in this course.…First, let's talk about two general principles…of authorization that lead to strong security.…First, the principle of least privilege.…This principle states that an individual…should have only the minimum set of permissions…necessary to accomplish his or her job duties.…
Least privilege is important for two reasons.…First, least privilege minimizes the potential damage…from an insider attack.…If an employee turns malicious, the damage they can cause…will be limited by the privileges…assigned to them by a job role.…It's unlikely, for example, that an accountant…would be able to deface the company website…because an accountant's job responsibilities…have nothing to do with updating web content.…
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- 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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