Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Usernames and access cards, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [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 to their entire staff and that card…
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- Identification methods
- Authentication factors
- Multifactor authentication
- Single sign-on
- Authorization and access controls
- Account management