Privileged password management, sometimes called enterprise password management, refers to the practice and technique of securely controlling credentials for privileged accounts, services, systems, applications, and more. But unfortunately, with so much power inherent in privileged credentials, they are ripe for abuse by insiders and are highly coveted by hackers. Password attacks come from all angles. Some programs, such as John the Ripper and L0phtCrack, can even crack complex passwords, while Pass-the-Hash toolkits can be lethal without even cracking the password.