The use of a user name and password provides the most common form of authentication. You enter your name and password when prompted by the computer. The computer checks the pair against a secure encrypted file to confirm.If either the name or the password does not match, then you are not allowed further access.
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Agenda<br />Quiz Results<br />Please Ask Questions Anytime<br />What is Encryption?<br />What is a Password?<br />Breaking Passwords<br />How long to break passwords?<br />Lesson from Mistakes<br />What can you do?<br />
Password Quiz<br />Do you share passwords between accounts?<br />60% of you share passwords <br />What is the length of your longest password?<br />Average 11<br />Does your password have upper case, lower case, digits and symbols?<br />20% have all four types<br />Where do you store your passwords?<br />40% in head<br />
What can you do?<br />It should contain at least thirteen characters.<br />It should contain a mix of four different types of characters – upper case letters, lower case letters, digits, and symbols<br />It should not be a name, a slang word, or any word in the dictionary. It should not include any part of your name or your e-mail address<br />Use different passwords for all your accounts.<br />
What can you do?<br />If all of this sounds too hard to remember, then consider using a Password program. <br />Most of the good password programs will not only store your passwords on your computer, but they’ll generate completely random passwords when you need one.<br />Here is one to try: http://passwordsafe.sourceforge.net/<br />