Complying with NIST password guidelines

NIST Password Policy Guidelines

Passwords are the most widely used form of authentication across the globe and serve as the first line of defense to critical systems, applications, and data. In the past decade, however, they have attracted the ire of IT security experts …

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Bringing SSO to hybrid Active Directory

As enterprises transition to a hybrid Active Directory (AD) environment, it’s important that they address identity management challenges. For example, employees often struggle to remember a different password for each application they use. A single sign-on (SSO) solution eliminates this …

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[Infographic] Top three password-related issues that plague IT admins

Managing user identities is an everyday affair for an IT administrator. However, in large organizations with complex IT hierarchies, things spiral out of control very quickly. Below are the top three password-related problems that plague IT admins.

1) Password reset

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Empower users to securely reset passwords from the login screen of their machines

With so many rapid technological advances, today’s employees break all the usual work conventions. They work remotely, operate during non-business hours, and use their mobile devices to complete business tasks. When these users forget their passwords, they need to be …

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This World Password Day, enforce good password habits, and #LayerUp with ADSelfService Plus

World Password Day comes and goes each year on the first Thursday of May to emphasize the importance of password security in the minds of the public. This goal is vital. The 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report states that …

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Learn how to secure Windows logons with two-factor authentication [Free webinar]

The go-to strategy for most cybercriminals is stealing user credentials and using them across multiple accounts in an attempt to compromise sensitive network resources. This credential-based attack strategy is highly popular, with 81 percent of successful data breaches utilizing this …

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Our guide to bridging the shortcomings of Active Directory’s password management features

As an IT administrator, most of your tasks revolve around password management. With most organizations using Active Directory (AD) to manage their IT, a major portion of your tasks are AD-based. However, it’s no secret that AD hasn’t evolved well …

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Five best practices for Active Directory password management [Free webinar]

Passwords are an unavoidable part of both employees’ and IT administrators’ lives. Organizations need a solution that can combat redundant IT service calls, manage passwords efficiently, facilitate password self-service, and do much more, from anywhere, at any time. Are you …

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Empower students to reset their passwords by themselves

Back to school Active Directory password management blues are a huge problem. If you’re an IT administrator at an educational institution, you know exactly what we’re talking about. At the start of the school year, the huge flow of new …

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