• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this challenge, you will evaluate the risk of password cracking to your IT environment. First, you will create user accounts with passwords, and then you will perform a dictionary-based password crack. Next, you will perform a brute force password crack, and then you will perform password guessing. Finally, you will configure account lockout, and then you will lock and unlock a user account. Note: Once you begin the challenge lab, you will not be able to pause, save, or exit and then return to your challenge lab. Please ensure that you have set aside enough time to complete the challenge lab before you start.

Learning Objectives

In this challenge, you will evaluate the risk of password cracking to your IT environment. First, you will create user accounts with passwords, and then you will perform a dictionary-based password crack. Next, you will perform a brute force password crack, and then you will perform password guessing. Finally, you will configure account lockout, and then you will lock and unlock a user account. Note: Once you begin the challenge lab, you will not be able to pause, save, or exit and then return to your challenge lab. Please ensure that you have set aside enough time to complete the challenge lab before you start.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cybersecurity Management