Posts Tagged ‘password security’

On Password Security

Friday, June 8th, 2012

As long as we’re already talking about passwords, here’s an interesting essay on different approaches to password creation …

With the recent wave of websites and services that have been compromised, and the breaches that happened before that last wave, I’d like to take a look at password security on the Internet, and what we as users can learn from the breaches.

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A Console Terminal Server Can Let You Know When Network Security May be Challenged

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Keeping track of security threats at remote network equipment sites can often pose a challenge. Even though most remote network equipment is protected by password security, it’s still possible for a determined hacker to defeat password protection if he has the time and energy to do so. But if you know that a hack attack is in progress at a remote network equipment site, then its easy to make a few quick configuration changes that will make it much more difficult for Mr. Hacker to gain access to critical command functions. That’s why a console terminal server with an invalid access alarm can prove to be an extremely useful tool for providing additional security to remote network equipment applications.

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