Password Guidelines and IT Security
But you don’t have to sacrifice the security of having strong password requirements — provided you give users a tool that makes complying with them easy and convenient: a password manager.
This white paper explores this vital paradigm shift, covering:
- How traditional password requirements lead to user confusion and overload
- The insecure workarounds that users resort to as a result
- How this situation led standards bodies like NIST to recommend looser password policies
- How password managers enable organizations to avoid insecure practices without lowering their standards
- How Netwrix Password Secure can help