Posts Tagged ‘IT administrator’

Microsoft’s Password Recommendations

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Nothing too surprising here, but I think most users will appreciate the idea of getting rid of mandatory, periodic password resets.

Robyn Hicock of the Microsoft Identity Protection Team published a Password Guidance paper recently in which recommendations are made to IT administrators and users in regards to password security and management. Passwords are widely used on today’s Internet, local networks and even individual devices, and while companies have started to develop alternatives, none will replace the need for passwords for authentication in the near future.