Access control systems contain several different types of accounts and each category requires different types of controls. In this video, Mike Chapple explains the differences between standard user accounts, guest accounts, privileged accounts, and servic
- [Interviewer] Access Control Systems…contain several different types of accounts…and each category requires different types of controls.…Most of the accounts that we manage…are standard user accounts.…They're assigned to an individual user…and grant routine access to resources.…Everyone from the receptionist to the CEO in an organization…typically has a standard user account,…even though those accounts…may have dramatically different privileges.…User accounts should be subject…to routine monitoring for compromise…and should follow a lifecycle management process…for provisioning and deprovisioning.…
I'll explain that process more later in this course.…Some accounts belong to system administrators…and have extensive privileges…to modify system configurations.…These accounts are highly sensitive…and should be carefully guarded…using a process known as privileged account management.…Generally speaking, you should log every action performed…by a privileged account…and treat any suspicious activity…occurring on a privileged account…
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- Identification methods
- Authentication factors
- Multifactor authentication
- Single sign-on
- Authorization and access controls
- Account management