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CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401) Access Control and Identity Management

by Christopher Rees

This course covers domain 05 of the CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 certification exam. This course deals with controlling user access and identity management tools and techniques.

What you'll learn

Access control and identity management is crucial to maintaining and secure environment. Various hardware controls like RADIUS, TACACS+ and XTACACS are covered, along with directory services and authentication services like Kerberos, LDAP, SAML, and Secure LDAP. The differences between identification, authentication, and authorization are covered, along with the various tools used to ensure users are connected securely with access to resources they need. Technologies and concepts including tokens, multi-authentication, TOTP, HOTP, CHAP, and PAP are covered, along with authentication factors.

About the author

Chris is a professional information technologist, author, trainer, manager and a lifelong learner. He is married with 3 beautiful children and interested in working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible. He has been an author for over 25 years and has created over 60 IT Certification training courses. Chris really enjoys helping people advance in their careers through training and personal development.

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