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 are not confused with any other user of the system. In this video, learn about two basic means of identification—usernames and access cards.
- [Instructor] 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…
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- Identity and access management
- Using access cards and biometrics
- Multifactor authentication
- Password authentication protocols
- Device authentication
- Identity management life cycle
- Access control lists
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/18/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover subject/object model. In addition, the following topics were updated: registration and identity proofing, SSO and federation, and advanced authorization concepts.