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Dealing with Passwords and Encryption

Deal with passwords and encryption with the help of this course covering password-cracking, public and private keys, Kerberos and more.

1 video  //  33 minutes of training

Course description

Passwords and encryption are necessary to protect one’s own data, but they can also end up being roadblocks for a forensic investigation or when carrying out incident response. That’s where this course comes in. One half-hour video takes you through the ups and downs of dealing with passwords and encryption, including where to find written passwords, files and repositories that can be broken into, areas to target, tools to use and cases where discretion is the better part of valor. After all, why crack encryption you can simply avoid?

Course syllabus

Passwords and EncryptionDuration: 33:25

Meet the author



At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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FireEye, Inc.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.