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IST 451Homework 3To:All EmployeesFrom:Name, Chief Information OfficerSubject: Network Security Policy Update: Password RequirementsBased on recent attacks on our network and new vulnerabilities discovered, Ram Computing Inc.has decided to make changes to our network security policy regarding password requirements. In analyzing the recent attacks, the attacker used a dictionary attack, which compares the hashes of a password file on our system with hashes of commonly used passwords. It is very important that employee and company information stays secure so we are making a couple of new changes.All passwords must be at least eight characters long and must include an uppercase, lowercase, number, and special character (i.e @#$%).

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