Cybersecurity Awareness - Secure Password Storage

Hours: 1 / Access Length: 180 Days / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $129.00

Course Overview:

This course is intended to teach people to stop remembering large numbers of passwords and how to manage password security across a large number of systems. In addition to discussing these topics, lab/demos will be provided to ensure a firm grasp on the concepts being discussed. Key concepts covered include: Password strength, Password reuse, Securely storing and using passwords, Password convenience, How to configure and manage password storage technology, and how to successfully use password storage technology. 

Instructor Biography:

Serge Borso is the owner and principal consultant of SpyderSec and a SANS Community Instructor. He is an active member in the information security community and has consulted with dozens of organizations to improve their security posture. He has previously developed enterprise vulnerability management programs, created security awareness training solutions and worked to implement a transparent biometric security system for over one million unique online banking users to help combat fraudulent transactions. Currently Serge leads penetration testing engagements and is responsible for the vision, strategy and product/service offerings of SpyderSec.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Overview                           
  • Password overview
  • Two factor introduction
  • Biometric overview
Lesson 2: Deepening Password Knowledge                             
  • Password reuse
  • Password storage
  • Secure storage
  • Demo
Lesson 3: Securing Passwords Day to Day                 
  • Never remembering passwords
  • Mobile password storage
  • Demo
Lesson 4: Conclusion                         
  • Wrapping it up

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**