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Brute-force attacks

Brute-force attacks: CISSP Cert Prep: 3 Security Architecture and Engineering
Brute-force attacks: CISSP Cert Prep: 3 Security Architecture and Engineering

Brute-force attacks are the simplest form of attack against a cryptographic system. In a brute-force attack, the attacker simply guesses repeatedly at the encryption key until he or she stumbles upon the correct value for the key, gaining access to the encrypted information. In this video, learn how attackers wage brute-force attacks and how security professionals can protect against them.

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Security IT CISSP Certified Information System

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