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CASP+ CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition (Exam CAS-003) by Dwayne Williams, Gregory B. White, Wm. Arthur Conklin, Nicholas Lane

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CHAPTER 14

Authentication and Authorization

This chapter presents the following topics:

•   Authentication

•   Authorization

•   Attestation

•   Identity proofing

•   Identity propagation

•   Federation

•   Trust models

Since time immemorial, people have stood upon their soapboxes and declared, “I am me.” Predictably, others countered with, “Okay, well how do I know that?” This was once a relatively straightforward question to answer because the users, devices, and resources were generally housed in the same building or, at worst, in separate company buildings. Plus, hackers weren’t nearly as numerous and powerful as they are now. As a result, authentication requirements weren’t very strict or complicated in nature.

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