Fact Sheet No. 2: „Safe Passwords in Small Enterprises”

The Fact Sheet No. 2 in our series describes again a real-life example: A confectionery manufacturer discovers that the chocolate bars produced contain too much salt. 

Investigations reveal that the company has become a victim of a hacker and the recipe has been manipulated via the internet. The hackers succeeded to use the „remote maintenance“ access which was not deactivated after the machine was installed.

Basic measures are described how safe passwords for machines or devices with internet connection can be generated.

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Safe Passwords in Small Enterprises

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