Explore KSACs by Pathway

Explore Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Credentials (KSACs) by IT Pathway.

4. System Security/Access Control

Label KSAC Description Bloom's Taxonomy Level Cross-Cutting
a Implement authorization control (e.g., least privilege, separation of duties, mandatory access, rule-based access control, role-based access control). skill 2
b Perform authentication control. skill 3
c Understand authentication techniques (e.g., Tokens, Common access card, Smart card, Multifactor authentication, Single sign-on, Biometrics, Personal identification verification card, Username, Federation, Transitive trust/authentication). knowledge 2
d Understand security implications of third party connectivity and access. knowledge 2
e Understand security implications of third party connectivity and access. knowledge 2
f Understand cybersecurity of physical security and perimeter security (Proximity readers, Access list, Biometrics, Protected distribution (cabling). knowledge 2
g Inventory devices and applications. knowledge 4
h Understand and manage Privileged Access Management. skill 4

Credentials

Entry

  1. Security+
  2. Network+
  3. Cloud+
  4. CEH
  5. GSEC
  6. CAP

Mid-level

  1. CCNA
  2. CYSA+

Advanced

  1. CASP
  2. CISSP
  3. CISA
  4. CISM
  5. CRISC
  6. CCSP