Overview This on-demand learning presents a technical description of the components used in an SecurID Access system; how the components are used to accomplish user authentication and resource protection; and the communication paths, processes, and protocols between the components.
Audience IT and System Engineers who are tasked with evaluating or deployment planning for SecurID Access or who otherwise need to understand the SecurID Access architecture.
Delivery Type On-Demand Learning
Duration 60 minutes
Prerequisite Knowledge/Skills Students should have familiarity with the concepts of: strong (multi-factor) user authentication, cloud applications, single sign-on, and networking communication basics.
It is helpful for students of this course to also view the "Introduction to the SecurID Access Solution" Course.
Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Identify the major components of the SecurID Access system
Identify the components supporting multi-factor authentication and application of single sign-on
Identify the connections made between SecurID Access components and understand component communication paths and protocols
Understand the portals and consoles within SecurID Access and the functionality of each.
Overall SecurID Architecture
Cloud Authentication Service
SecurID Authentication Manager
Authentication Manager Web Tier
SecurID Authentication Manager and Cloud Authentication Service
SecurID Authentication Manager Servers
SecurID Identity Routers – Standalone
SecurID Identity Routers – Embedded
Component communication paths
Traditional SecurID Tokens
Using the SecurID App (MFA)
Requiring Additional Step-up Authentication to the Application Portal