Factors in security discusses about various security issues, concerns, advantages and other factors with passwords. Password authentication is great if it is implemented in safe and secure way (algorithm+implementation), but it becomes an issue if the factors in security are not taken into consideration. This section would also talk more about improving passwords and their policies in your corporate environment. There is nothing as good as documenting everything, but implementing it in reality is even better.
Check out the weak encryption section to know more about the hazards of having weak encryption schemes, MITM section to know more about Man in the middle attacks, bruteforcing, dictionary attacks and other stuff that would answer all your questions with respect to Infosec factors on password based authentication. Click on the left-menu to go through the various topics.