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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management Design and Implementation

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Discover how to create and implement a robust identity and access management system as you prepare to tackle version SY0-601 of the CompTIA Security+ exam.

At a basic level, organizations must be able to grant access to legitimate users—and block requests from those who lack the right permissions—in order to operate safely and securely. As a security professional, you're charged with creating and implementing the identity and access management systems that make this happen. In this course, the fourth installment in the CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601) Cert Prep series, explore the world of identification, authentication, and authorization as you prepare for the Security+ exam. Instructor Mike Chapple covers key authentication concepts, including multifactor authentication, single sign-on, and federation. He also goes over mandatory access controls, discretionary access controls, the basic principles of account and privilege management, and more.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 need to know
  • Study resources
1. Identification
  • Identification, authentication, authorization, and accounting
  • Usernames and access cards
  • Biometrics
2. Authentication
  • Authentication factors
  • Multifactor authentication
  • Something you have
  • Password authentication protocols
  • Single sign-on and federation
  • Kerberos and LDAP
  • SAML
  • OAuth and OpenID Connect
  • Certificate-based authentication
3. Authorization
  • Understanding authorization
  • Mandatory access controls
  • Discretionary access controls
  • Access control lists
  • Advanced authorization concepts
  • Database access control
4. Account Management
  • Understanding account and privilege management
  • Account types
  • Account policies
  • Password policy
  • Managing roles
  • Account monitoring
  • Privileged access management
  • Provisioning and deprovisioning
  • Continuing your studies

Taught by

Mike Chapple

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