Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Biometrics, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [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.…
Instructor Mike Chapple has designed the training around the most recent version of CompTIA Security+, SY0-501, which expands coverage of mobile and cloud technologies. By learning about the topics in this course, you'll be prepared to answer questions from the latest exam—and strengthen your own organization's systems and defenses. To join one of Mike's free study groups, visit certmike.com.
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- Identification methods
- Authentication factors
- Multifactor authentication
- Single sign-on
- Authorization and access controls
- Account management
Skill Level Beginner
4. Account Management
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