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Passwords or Passphrases: How fast can your password be cracked?

“Your password should be 12 characters long, contain at least 1 upper case, 1 lower case, 2 numbers, and 1 special character. You can’t use the same letter twice, you can’t use letters in your username, your password can’t rhyme with the word dog, and all characters can’t be from only one side of the keyboard.”

How many password requirements is too many? And when do those requirements actually start weakening your passwords? Better yet, how fast can those passwords be cracked?

There are many myths and misconceptions around passwords and their strength, and how challenging it is to crack them. In this webinar we’re going to:

  • Dive into some examples and research around the true strength of passwords
  • Review the NIST’s proposed changes to password policy recommendations
  • Provide you with some easy ways to strengthen your password practices
  • Explore tools that help you determine whether your current password policies have already led to weak passwords on your network
 

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Jordan True

Jordan is a social media strategist, digital community manager and a lover of all things IT. She currently manages the Social Media Program at Thycotic and loves to connect with technology communities online and at enterprise IT events. Addicted to the outdoors, you can find Jordan on the running trails in her free time or sharing the latest InfoSec buzz on Twitter @ThycoticJordan.

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