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Analysis of Strong VS Weak Passwords

Data breaches are a dime a dozen these days. But when hackers steal databases full of customer info, login names, and passwords, the passwords themselves aren’t usually sitting out in plain sight. Typically, the passwords will be cryptographically hashed. Hashing a password takes a string of any length (the password

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The Road to Better Password Cracking (Part 1)

Or: how I learned to stop worrying and love AWS GPU clusters. Passwords are terrible. And I don’t mean just your Netflix password or your home Wi-Fi password. I’m talking about passwords as an idea. Passwords are existentially terrible. The reason passwords are terrible is simple: they’re meant to be

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Managing an Organization’s Passwords

How to keep the keys to the kingdom from escaping the kingdom. Proper password management is a huge step that an organization can take to strengthen security. It also addresses multiple criteria for all the major security frameworks. For example, see examples from ISO 27001 and SOC 2 as of

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