Chapter 4

Authentication, Authorization, Accounting (AAA) and Identity Management

This chapter covers the following topics:

An Introduction to Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting: You will learn AAA concepts, models, and techniques used in different environments.

Authentication: This chapter covers what is authentication and the different types of authentication, such as authentication by knowledge, ownership, biometrics, and others. You will also learn about multifactor authentication solutions, single sign-on (SSO), and many other authentication protocols and schemes.

Authorization: Once authenticated, a subject must be authorized. In this chapter, you will learn about the process of assigning authenticated subjects permission ...

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