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Bad passwords and the NIST guidelines

Check what passwords fail to conform to the National Institute of Standards and Technology password guidelines.

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Project Description

Almost every web service you join will require you to come up with a password. But what makes a good password? In June 2017 the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published [publication 800-63B](https://pages.nist.gov/800-63-3/sp800-63b.html) titled *Digital Identity Guidelines: Authentication and Lifecycle Management*. This publication doesn't tell you what is a *good* password, but it does have specific rules for what is a *bad* password. In this project, you will take a list of user passwords and, using publication 800-63B, you will write code that automatically detects and flags the bad passwords.

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Data ManipulationImporting & Cleaning Data
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Lis Sulmont

Head of Curriculum at DataCamp
Lis holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from McGill University with a focus on computer science education research and applied machine learning. She's passionate about teaching all things related to data and improving the accessibility of these topics.
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