Protecting stored Cisco IOS passwords

This article first appeared on Andrew’s blog – andrewroderos.com As many network professionals know, Type 0 (cleartext) passwords are a big no-no. With that said, Cisco introduced Type 7 and 5 passwords in the early 90s to protect stored passwords. However, after more than 25 years, the Type 7 password type no longer serves its originalContinue reading “Protecting stored Cisco IOS passwords”