Set a secure password for local users
In this section we are going to ewplain how to set a secure strong password for a user in a local domain. When creating a password, certain standards must be met for the form to be valid.
Know your ennemy: The Brute Force Attack
The Brute Force attack ia a method used by cryptanalysis to find a password or a key. It consists on testing, one by one, all possible combinations. For this to take longer to complete, you must use:
- Upper and lowercase letters
- Avoid using the usernale in the password. In fact, linking a user’s password to its social context eases password guessing.
- Avoid using a character more than once.
cyberelements is designed to make sure that your passwords are as secure as possible. Therefore, if one of the requirements listed above is not met you won’t be able to proceed and create the password.
In summary, a secure password must be 12 characters long. It shouldn’t include the username or any repeated characters, it should have at least:
- 2 numbers
- 2 lower case
- 2 upper case
- 2 special characters
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