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How Cyber Criminals Crack Your Passwords Using Dictionary Searches and Brute-Force

Interested in learning how a password is cracked? The Collection 1 Data Breach saw over 1 billion unique email addresses and passwords exposed. So how did they get their hands on them in the first place?

Step into the world of a cyber criminal with our Chief Cyber Security Scientist, Joseph Carson and special guest, X-Force Red’s Senior Managing Consultant, Dustin Heywood. They will walk you through how easy it is to hack your passwords through two of the most common techniques: dictionary searches and brute-force. Leveraging the popular pen testing tool, Kali Linux, Joseph and Dustin will take you through some of the most popular and latest tools cyber criminals use every day to perform these hacking techniques.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Gain insight into the vulnerabilities of passwords and how cyber criminals use different methods to easily crack them.
  • Learn what makes a secure password and how to update your password policies to reflect the latest NIST guidelines.
  • Discover resources that will help you develop and maintain best practices for password security.
 

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Joseph Carson

Joseph Carson has over 25 years' experience in enterprise security, is the author of "Privileged Account Management for Dummies" and "Cybersecurity for Dummies", and is a cyber security professional and ethical hacker. Joseph is a cyber security advisor to several governments, critical infrastructure, financial and transportation industries, speaking at conferences globally. Joseph serves as the Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic.

Joseph Carson
Joseph Carson has over 25 years' experience in enterprise security, is the author of "Privileged Account Management for Dummies" and "Cybersecurity for Dummies", and is a cyber security professional and ethical hacker. Joseph is a cyber security advisor to several governments, critical infrastructure, financial and transportation industries, speaking at conferences globally. Joseph serves as the Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic.

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Dustin Heywood
Dustin Heywood is a Senior Managing Consultant for X-Force Red, IBM’s elite security testing team. Dustin has over 13+ years of professional Information Security experience. His experience includes Finance, Aerospace/Defense & Telecommunications. He specializes in Password Assessments & Password Security Research. He is a member of Team Hashcat where he is known as EvilMog. He has spoken at IBM THINK, THOTCON, Cyphercon, multiple times at Derbycon. He has also volunteered on the Red Team for the South East Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Dustin is an Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP), and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).


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