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CISSP Cert Guide by Robin Abernathy, Troy McMillan

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Appendix A. Memory Tables

Chapter 2

Authentication methods are divided into three broad categories:

Knowledge factor authentication: ________________

Ownership factor authentication: ________________

Characteristic factor authentication: _____________

The types of passwords that you should be familiar with include:

• __________ or simple passwords: As the name implies, these passwords consist of single words that often include a mixture of upper- and lowercase letters. The advantage of this password type is that it is easy to remember. A disadvantage of this password type is that it is easy for attackers to crack or break, resulting in a compromised account.

• __________ passwords: This password type uses a mix of dictionary words, usually ...

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