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Sensible Password Policy

I've been tasked with putting together the company security policy. As part of this I want to define what is a sensible but secure password (length, characters etc), how often they should be changed, ...
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how do you make a letter password generator in batch?

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to make a password generator with random letters in it. For example, ASWED-ASDWAD-EFEST. So far I can only make random numbers by using the code @echo off :...
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Are Random Generated Passwords Secure?

Apps like Roboform that allows generate random password. Maybe there are hacker programs that are smart and know how password generators work which lets them crack passwords easier? Maybe they know ...
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Why doesn't SuperGenPass work on some sites when I use Chrome?

Bookmarklet SuperGenPass sometime fails to popup when I click the bookmark in Chrome. It does however work when on the same page in Firefox; an example is http://www.engadget.com/login This ...
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What are the guidelines for creation of a secure passwords?

What are the best practices to create secure passwords? I would like to make them tougher to crack with brute force tools. Part II Are there any tools that can generate these passwords so I do not ...
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Linux tool to generate memorable passwords?

I'm looking for a tool, command line or GUI, for Linux that generates memorable passwords. An equivalent of what I am looking for would be passwords that the Mac Os X keychain can generate, something ...
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Are there applications for generating human-friendly but secure passwords? [closed]

I'm using KeePass for storing my passwords for various sites, because you're more vulnerable than you think if you use the same password on multiple sites (especially if it is short enough to be ...
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Generate encrypted password for a GNU screen session

How to programatically generate a password for a GNU screen session? Normally, to define a password for an existing GNU screen, we have to: Start a screen Do Ctrl+A :password Upon reattach, screen ...
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What Command line tool could generate Passwords on Windows?

I am looking for something that has an usage like passgen <length> <charset>
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Altering a base password for different sites

With the big amount of websites that require a registration or provide a benefit for registering, it is impossible to device and remember a unique password for every account we have. A possible ...
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dictionary attack on passwords [closed]

I am questioning the common advice given to not use dictionary words in a sentence for a password. For example using "My name is Sue!" as a password. On the websites I host and manage if you don't ...
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MySQL password restrictions?

I installed MySQL 5.5 on a fresh VM running Ubuntu 14 LTS through apt-get. During installation, I set a root user password generated by a password manager. After installation, I could not access any ...
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Looking for new way to create password [closed]

I tend to use same 2-3 passwords for all sites and want to change that but want to make sure I standardize my new approach as well. Looking at password hashing and I know very little other than what ...
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Password manager/generator with specifics

I'm looking for a password manager/generator that will work with Google Chrome, my Nokia E72 (S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2) and be easily accessible when working on another computer (e.g. a public ...
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\/?' was unexpected at this time error in batch file

I am trying to integrate a password generator into my batch file so that it generates multiple passwords. Unfortunately it give the following error: \/?' was unexpected at this time. The expected ...
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Constant changing password [closed]

Anyway of making a domain account password change (say every 5 minutes) automatically. Linking to a web app or mobile app would be awesome Thanks