Enterprise security pros are often charged with hunting down lost or mismanaged Windows-based passwords, and if the organization's password management practices are lacking, Cain & Abel can help.
In his latest screencast Peter Giannoulis of The AcademyPro.com demonstrates how to use the tool to decipher passwords, revealing just how easy it can be to brute-force Windows passwords.
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About the presenter:
Peter Giannoulis, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFW, GREM, CISSP, is an information security consultant in Toronto, Ontario. He currently maintains The Academy Pro, which provides streaming video for enterprises and consumers on how to configure and troubleshoot many of today's top security products. He also serves as a technical director for GIAC.
This was first published in February 2009