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The Pesky Password Problem: Policies That Help You Gain the Upper Hand on the Bad Guys

What really makes a “strong” password? And why are your end-users tortured with them in the first place? How do hackers crack your passwords with ease? And what can/should you do about your authentication methods? For decades, end-users have borne the brunt of the password tyranny, a result of the IT industries’ inability to engineer secure systems. Password complexity, length, and rotation requirements are the bane of your end-user experience and literally the cause of thousands of data breaches. But it doesn't have to be that way!

When

Tuesday, November, 10th, 2020

2:00PM ET

What really makes a “strong” password? And why are your end-users tortured with them in the first place? How do hackers crack your passwords with ease? And what can/should you do about your authentication methods?

For decades, end-users have borne the brunt of the password tyranny, a result of the IT industries’ inability to engineer secure systems. Password complexity, length, and rotation requirements are the bane of your end-user experience and literally the cause of thousands of data breaches. But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Join Roger Grimes, KnowBe4’s Data-Driven Defense Evangelist, to find out what your password policy should be and learn about the common mistakes organizations make when creating password policy.

In this webinar you’ll learn:
o Why passwords are so easy to hack and how the bad guys do it
o How to craft a secure, risk-focus password security policy
o The truth about password managers and multi-factor authentication and how they impact your risk
o How to empower your end users to become your best last line of defense

SPEAKERS

Roger Grimes

Data-Driven Defense Evangelist

KnowBe4

Roger Grimes is a 30-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications and an award-winning author of 10 books and over 1,000 magazine articles on computer security. He has worked at some of the world’s largest computer security companies, including Foundstone, McAfee and Microsoft. Grimes holds a bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University. He has been the weekly security columnist for InfoWorld and CSO magazines since 2005

Jill Aitoro

Editor in Chief

SC Media

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