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New Training: Configure and Verify Device Access Control

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 9, 2021

In this 5-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Jeremy Cioara teaches you how to configure device access control. Learn how to configure line passwords, user accounts, enable secret, and SSH. Gain an understanding of AAA authentication and authorization on Cisco devices. Watch this new Cisco training.

Watch the full course: Cisco CCNP Enterprise Core

This training includes:

  • 5 videos

  • 1.2 hours of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Introduction – Configure and Verify Device Access Control

  • Securing Terminal Lines

  • Understanding Cisco AAA

  • Configuring AAA Authentication

  • Configuring AAA Authorization

What is the AAA Security Framework and How Can It Help Keep Networks More Secure?

AAA or Authentication, Authorization and Accounting is a common security framework that is designed to build access control policies for how users gain access and use a protected network. By implementing an AAA security policy, administrators can build detailed control policies that provide granularity into accessing computers or network-connected devices, audit usage , and capture actions taken from network-connected devices.

AAA aims to provide an end-to-end security policy that provides control over use from start to finish. Starting with Authentication, AAA aims to ensure users are properly identified by providing validation credentials such as username and password. Authorization aims to determine what resources that users have access to by building sophisticated authentication and user-based role access. Lastly, Accounting leverages monitoring and analytics policies to detail how long users are connected to the network and what resources were being used.

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