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Are 14-Character Minimum-Length Passwords Secure Enough?
SearchSecurity, June 9th, 2022
June 19, 2022,
Volume 291, Issue 3

When it comes to minimum password length, 14-character passwords are generally considered secure, but they may not be enough to keep your enterprise safe.

Sharon Shea and Randall Gamby write in SearchSecurity, "The password has long been the most widely used mechanism for user authentication, but it has also long been the bane of security's existence by causing numerous attacks, hacks and breaches. In fact, the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report reported 80% of hacking-related breaches can be linked to stolen and reused credentials..."

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