Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing roles, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [Instructor] Roles provide administrators…with an easy way to manage security permissions.…Administrators can create roles…which group permissions together…in a manner that they may be assigned…to multiple users at the same time.…In Windows we can use security groups…to manage roles and their permissions.…The major benefit of roles,…is that they simplify account management.…When a new user joins a team,…administrators can simply assign that new user…to the team's role…and then the user will get all of the permissions…already associated with their new job.…
When the user leaves, the administrator may remove the role…and those permissions go away.…Roles also eliminate the need…for dangerous account practices,…The use of shared and generic accounts.…In some organizations,…administrators create generic accounts,…such as one for the HR department,…or for all receptionists.…This way administrators don't need to create new accounts…for each user and manage the permissions on those accounts.…The danger with this approach,…
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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