Passwords are a common method for performing authentication to a system. However, these authentication systems can be attacked in a variety of ways. This course describes how modern credential management systems overcome most attacks and provides case studies of organizations managing passwords poorly.
Course IntroductionDuration: 1:35
This video introduces the Secure Credential Management course.
Introduction to Secure Credential ManagementDuration: 1:35
This video describes the importance of secure credential management.
Securely Managing CredentialsDuration: 15:01
This video describes attacks against user credentials and how modern credential management systems deal with them.
Case Studies in Poor Password ManagementDuration: 8:20
This video discusses case studies where companies failed to properly manage user credentials.
Meet the author
Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master's degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs.
He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.
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