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Password Management

Password Management



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    • Password Management By, Davon Smart
    • Password Management
      • Why is it important?
        • Apart of our everyday lives
        • The information it protects
    • Password Management
      • Issues with password management?
        • Difficult to remember:
          • Complicated passwords.
          • Many different passwords.
          • Passwords that change frequently.
          • Passwords for systems that are used infrequently.
    • Password Management
      • What are some organization’s issues?
        • The servers that house passwords may be compromised, and their passwords acquired by an intruder.
        • The help desk may be tricked into giving an intruder a valid password.
    • Password Management
      • More Organization issues…
        • The networks that passwords travel between a user's workstation and servers that the user logs into may be compromised, and passwords may be recorded by an intruder during transmission.
        • Users may be tricked into providing their passwords to intruders via a social engineering effort.
    • Password Management
      • How one issue can lead to another?
        • Write down their passwords
        • Forget their passwords
        • Use very simple, easily compromised passwords.
        • Reuse old passwords as often as possible.
    • Password Management
      • How can you protect passwords?
        • Should be at least seven characters long.
        • Should contain at least one letter, and at least one digit.
        • Should contain both uppercase and lowercase letters, and at least one "special" character.
    • Password Management
      • Some NO’s for passwords choices are:
        • Passwords must not be based on the user's name or login ID.
        • Passwords must not be based on a dictionary word, in any language.
        • Passwords may not contain more than two paired letters.
    • Password Management
      • You're doing a little Web browsing at work when you come upon Widgetsnmore.com, a site that looks vaguely familiar. Suddenly, you see it: the multipurpose electronic gadget polisher you've coveted for weeks--and it's half price until 5 o'clock today! You click on the image to order it, and...uh-oh. The site asks for your password. What do you do?
    • Password Management
      • Enter your cat's name--you use the same simple password at every site.
      • Frantically type word-and-number combinations you've used in the past.
      • Set up a brand-new account.
      • Give up, exit your browser, and learn to love your dull, unpolished gadgets.
      • Confidently enter drk#3kl8nfl and complete the transaction.
    • Password Management
      • If you chose e , congratulations. You obviously have an advanced degree in password management.
    • Password Management
      • Some examples……
    • Password Management
      • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
        • Video
    • Password Management
      • What security measures does Horizon BCBSNJ take with confidential information?
      • Horizon BCBSNJ has password protected all personal information on their laptop computers. All confidential information is also encrypted.
    • Password Management
      • What is Horizon BCBSNJ doing to assist affected members?
      • one year of free credit monitoring service through ConsumerInfo.com
    • Password Management
      • Second Life security breach
        • 650,000 users
          • Names
          • Addresses
          • Passwords
          • Credit card information
    • Password Management
      • Hacker penetrates T-Mobile Systems
        • Access for a year
          • Secret service emails
          • Customer’s passwords
          • Social security numbers
          • Birth dates
          • Photos taken by sidekick users
            • Celebrities
              • Vida Guerra (possibly)