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Identity and Access Management

SECT 1982

Enterprises manage users and devices through a secured, functional, and reliable mechanism that controls access to data and information via applications and services in an enterprise’s computing environment. With skills gained in this course, you will be able to practice fundamental concepts of Identity and Access Management (IAM) and participate in the strategic, tactical, and operational level of IAM.

The practice of IAM, usually within an Information Security Management System (ISMS), is commonly designed and implemented based on the enterprise’s business needs and controls; the international security standard - ISO/IEC 27002 “Code of practice for information security controls”; and other suitable “270xx” families of ISO/IEC standards, industrial standards, frameworks, and regulatory requirements.

Graduates of this course will be able to describe the mechanisms required for IAM to manage and operate an Identity Lifecycle for all vetted identities and their access rights to enterprise assets.

Prior to enrolling in this course, it is recommended that you have a basic understanding of security concepts and access control mechanisms.


  • Enrollment for this course will close 1 day prior to the course start date. No late enrollments will be permitted.
  • Withdrawals are only accepted up to 10 business days prior to the course start date (withdrawal fees will apply). No refunds or withdrawals are permitted after this date
  • This course is delivered virtually through an interactive online platform in conjunction with Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). You require access to a computer with high-speed internet, camera, and headset for the duration of each class. By enrolling in this course, you consent to the sharing of your personal information with NAIT for registration purposes, see below.
  • Note that the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) may collect personal information regarding your participation in this course, including your name, email address, student identification number, and information regarding your performance in and completion of the course. This information is collected pursuant to section 33(c) of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, for the purpose of facilitating your participation in the course. The information may also be shared with the Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology (DC) for the purpose of allowing DC to track and verify your progress and outcomes in the course. If you have any questions regarding the collection, use, or disclosure of this personal information by NAIT, please contact Ashley Verbonac – Operations Coordinator, 11762-106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 2R1, via telephone at 780-378-1261 or via email at averbona@nait.ca.

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    11191SunMay 14, 2024 to August 20, 202410:00 am - 01:30 pm14Distance EducationNait Polytechnic$575.00CLOSEDNotify Me
    SatMay 14, 2024 to August 20, 202410:00 am - 06:00 pmDistance Education
    FriMay 14, 2024 to August 20, 202408:00 pm - 11:30 pmDistance Education