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CISSP Practice Questions Exam Cram, Fourth Edition by Michael Gregg

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Chapter Five. Identity and Access Management

The Identity and Access Management domain tests your knowledge of the large collection of mechanisms available to control authentication, authorization, and accounting. You must not only understand these systems, but also know the advantages and risks of each type as they relate to centralized and decentralized systems. Authentication is but one part of the process; authorization is also a key area of this domain. Individuals should be authorized for only what they need to complete their required tasks. Finally, there is accounting (or accountability). When things go wrong, there must be a way to establish a chain of responsibility. The following list highlights some key areas from the identity and ...

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