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Eleventh Hour Security+ by Ido Dubrawsky

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Password Complexity

Passwords are used to prevent unauthorized access to computers, networks, and other technologies by forcing anyone who wants access to provide specific information. Password management involves enacting policies that control how passwords are used and administered. Without good password management, security could be compromised by passwords that are easy to guess, repeatedly used, or have characteristics that make them insecure. Because of the importance of password protection, a policy should state that users are responsible for their accounts and anything that is done with them.

Strong passwords

Authentication is used to prevent unauthorized access to computers, networks, and other technologies by forcing anyone who wants ...

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