Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video RADIUS and TACACS, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [Instructor] One of the most common access control…needs is for an organization to have a centralized…approach to network and application authentication,…authorization and accounting.…The RADIUS and TACACS protocols offer this…service to enterprizes.…RADIUS is an acronym which stands for…remote access dial-in user service.…As the name implies, RADIUS was first…used to authenticate the users of modem-based…dial-in services back in the 1980s and 1990s.…A centralized RADIUS server could support…modem pools located around the country,…providing a single point of administration…for password and account management,…and consolidating accounting records in…a centralized location.…
RADIUS is still used today, even though…dial-in modem pools are a thing of the past.…Today they're used to allow many diverse…applications to reply upon the same authentication source.…Here's how it might work in a wireless…network, for example.…First, the end-user attempts to connect to a…wireless access point.…The access point serves as the client in…
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