• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Security practitioners must be able to audit the implementation of account control mechanisms. This course will exploit these components as well as prepare the learner for the SY0-501 exam.

Learning Objectives

Account Types

  • start the course
  • define user accounts
  • compare shared, guest, and generic accounts
  • describe privileged accounts
  • specify service accounts

Account Policy Enforcement

  • recognize password best practices
  • define credential management and naming conventions
  • recognize group-based access control and Group Policy
  • describe location-based policies

General Concepts

  • define least privilege and time-of-day restrictions
  • compare onboarding and offboarding
  • describe recertification
  • define account maintenance
  • describe auditing and review

Practice: Account Management Practices

  • describe various account management best practices

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Systems Architecture