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Q: In performing a security audit, you discover that the password policy only requires 5 characters with letters and numbers (no special characters). Why might this method be problematic?


a. It isn’t; this is a strong password policy.

b. The policy ought to also require special characters.

c. This password policy is too weak for several reasons.

d. The password policy should require a minimum of 6 characters.

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