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FICAM University

This University section serves as a knowledge base for all things identity. Explore the endless amount of identity related content at your leisure.

A number of 101 guides are available to understand identity topics in general or specific to the federal government.

  1. Public Key Infrastructure
  2. Federal Public Key Infrastructure
  3. Physical Access Control Systems
  4. Personal Identity Verification Credential
  5. Personal Identity Verification Interoperable Credential
  6. ICAM Program Management


This is a list of available courses with a focus for free, on-demand training. Vendor offered training does not mean an endorsement of a specific product or service. Suggest new courses by contacting us.

  1. The Federal Virtual Training Environment is a free training resource for all federal employees. Here is a short list of some of the identity courses that are offered.
    1. Micro Learn: IdAM- Identity and Access Management with the CDM Agency Dashboard
    2. CDM 201 – Identity and Access Management Capabilities within the CDM Agency Dashboard
  2. The CIO Council Cloud and Infrastructure Community of Practice offer quarterly training focused on cloud and security certification boot camps. The courses change every quarter. Here is a short list of previous courses offered.
    1. AWS Foundations, Architect, and Developer
    2. Certified Cloud Security Engineer
    3. Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  3. Microsoft offers an on-demand training module for its SC-300 Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate which teaches design, implementation, and operation of an organization’s identity and access management systems through using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD).

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