Password Security: Top Tips and Tactics
Even though passwords are a pain to remember and manage, for any organization they are still a first line of defense against intruders. But whether password are stored in the cloud or on premises, they continue to be a primary source of data breaches: According to the 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, 61% of breaches involved credentials. In other words, hackers often gain access to corporate networks through legitimate user or admin credentials, leading to security incidents and compliance failures.
In this issue of Sysadmin Magazine, we explore how to maintain a strong password security posture and defend your corporate passwords against attacks.
Content in this issue
- How to set and manage Active Directory password policy
- 5 top Local Administrator password solution (LAPS) tips
- What is password spraying, and how can you spot and block attacks?
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