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Analyzing Malicious Documents and Why Password Change Policies Don't make sense

SANS Daily Network Security Podcast (Stormcast) for Monday, April 18th 2016
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Discussion

In the podcast the comment is made about whether research is available making the case to not force timed password changes.

Lorrie Cranor (http://lorrie.cranor.org/) has done some interesting work in this area. https://www.cylab.cmu.edu/files/pdfs/tech_reports/CMUCyLab13013.pdf

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/blogs/techftc/2016/03/time-rethink-mandatory-password-changes

http://cups.cs.cmu.edu/passwords.html
https://www.ted.com/talks/lorrie_faith_cranor_what_s_wrong_with_your_pa_w0rd?language=en

Posted by BrianWGray on Tue Apr 19 2016, 14:37

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