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CompTIA CySA+ (CS0-002) Cert Prep: 3 Identity and Access Management

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Learn the essentials of identity and access management, from multifactor authentication to privilege management. This course will prepare you for the CySA+ (CS0-002) exam.

Identity and access management systems help organizations accomplish several fundamental tasks: identifying users, authenticating them, and ensuring that they can access only the resources and information that they are privy to. In this course—the third installment in the CySA+ (CS0-002) Cert Prep series—instructor Mike Chapple delves into the identity access management portion of domain two of the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) (CS0-002) exam: Software and Systems Security. Mike discusses different means of verifying identity, including biometrics; key authentication techniques, systems, and protocols; authorization and privilege management; the identity management lifecycle; and how to address common security issues in the realm of identity management.We are a CompTIA Partner. As such, we are able to offer CompTIA exam vouchers at a 10% discount. For more information on how to obtain this discount, please download these PDF instructions.



  • Identity and access management
  • What you should know
  • Study resources

1. Identity and Access Management

  • Identity and access management
  • Identification, authentication, and authorization
  • Subject/object model
  • Provisioning and deprovisioning
  • Identity security issues

2. Identification

  • User names and access cards
  • Biometrics
  • Registration and identity proofing

3. Authentication

  • Authentication factors
  • Multi-factor authentication
  • Something you have
  • Password authentication protocols
  • Single sign-on (SSO) and federation
  • Kerberos and LDAP
  • SAML
  • IDaaS
  • Advanced authorization concepts

4. Authorization

  • Authorization and privilege management
  • Mandatory access controls
  • Discretionary access controls
  • Access control lists (ACL)

5. Identity Management Life Cycle

  • Account and privilege management
  • Account policies
  • Password policies
  • Role management
  • Account monitoring


  • Next steps

Taught by

Mike Chapple

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