NSA Publishes Best Practices for Selecting Cisco Password Types

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Source: NSA
Source: NSA

March 2, 2022 | Originally published by NSA on February 17, 2022

The National Security Agency (NSA) published guidance today to help administrators secure network infrastructure devices and their credentials. The “Cisco Password Types:  Best Practices” Cybersecurity Information Sheet analyzes Cisco’s wide variety of password encryption and hashing schemes to secure passwords stored in configuration files. NSA provides recommendations based on each password type and best practices to help administrators secure sensitive credentials.

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