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Password attacks

Password attacks: CISM Cert Prep: 2 Information Risk Management
Password attacks: CISM Cert Prep: 2 Information Risk Management

Passwords secure the vast majority of systems today. This time-tested approach does provide adequate security for many purposes, but also has potential drawbacks. Attackers can wage attacks designed to crack passwords stored in system files. Many recent attacks used this approach to steal massive numbers of user accounts. In this video, Mike Chapple explains common attacks against passwords, including brute force attacks, dictionary attacks, hybrid attacks, and rainbow tables.

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Skill Level Intermediate
3h 33m
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Security IT

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