GPU Assisted Password Attacks - HT-R35A

Daniel Ayoub, Manager, Product Marketing, Dell SonicWALL

Modern brute force attacks leverage powerful graphics processors to crack passwords in a fraction of the time a traditional CPU would take. In this session, we'll examine the practical application of utilizing a graphics processor to attack hashes and passwords. We will examine the efficiency of various platforms and discuss the benefits of using graphics cards as a password cracking platform.

Daniel Ayoub is a network security engineer most recently engaged as the Manager of Product Marketing for Dell SonicWALL. Daniel has been involved with implementing information security systems and methodologies to public-sector corporations and numerous small-medium sized businesses. He has also been published in several publications including: 2600 magazine, SC magazine, and Network World. His areas of interest include penetration testing, CSIRT, malware and digital forensics. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine and numerous technical certifications including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCNP, CCSP & CEH.

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Daniel Ayoub Product Manager – IPS, Dell Network Security

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