6. Working with Passwords

  1. Joe Kissell

Published Online: 1 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257739.ch6

Mac® Security Bible

Mac® Security Bible

How to Cite

Kissell, J. (2009) Working with Passwords, in Mac® Security Bible, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118257739.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470474198

Online ISBN: 9781118257739

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Keywords:

  • passwords;
  • Mac OS X;
  • selecting appropriate;
  • administrator's password;
  • hardware

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding Passwords

  • The Varieties of Mac OS X Passwords

  • Creating Good Passwords

  • Using Password Assistant

  • Using Third-Party Password Utilities

  • Resetting an Administrator's Password

  • Using a Firmware Password

  • Using Smart Cards, Tokens, and Biometric Authentication Devices

  • Summary