(In)secure passwords – Part 2: Results of a password quality audit

by Sandro Affentranger

This is the second article on passwords. Recommendations for strong passwords have hardly changed over the years. Only recently it has become clear that the recommendations made so far have created certain patterns that can be exploited by attackers – this has led to a paradigm shift in password policies. This article presents the results of a Password Quality Audit carried out by Oneconsult at an international industrial company. [read the German article]