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CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide by Ian Neil

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Answers and explanations

  1. A password is most likely to be entered incorrectly; the user may forget the password or may have the caps lock set-up incorrectly.
  2. When purchasing any device, you should change the default username and password as many of these are available on the internet and could be used to access your device.
  3. Password history is the number of passwords you can use before you can reuse your current password. Some third-party applications or systems may call this a Password Reuse list.
  4. Password history could be set up and combined with minimum password age. If I set the minimum password age to 1 day, a user could only change their password a maximum of once per day. This would prevent them from rotating their passwords to come ...

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