• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore user, device, and software authentication using accounts. Strengthening security through multi-factor authentication and using identify federation and single sign-on are also discussed.

Learning Objectives

System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP 2018): Identity Management

  • Course Overview
  • describe IAM
  • list IAM lifecycle phases including provisioning, de-provisioning, proofing, authorization, entitlement, and maintenance
  • describe examples of IAM systems
  • implement IAM in an Active Directory environment
  • implement IAM in an AWS environment
  • describe how users, devices, and application authentication provides resource access
  • compare single-factor and multi-factor authentication
  • configure multi-factor authentication for an AWS IAM user account
  • login to test multi-factor authentication for an AWS IAM user account
  • configure access and secret keys to allow AWS CLI access to the AWS cloud
  • describe how identity trust relationships work internally and externally
  • determine when SSO should be used
  • describe the relevance of IAM and authentication


Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.