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Password policies should be applied even if not required

By John Agsalud

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 04, 2014

~~<p>Many folks, especially those who work for large businesses or government agencies, are familiar with sometimes infuriating password policies. While such policies may seem onerous, overbearing or even nonsensical, a good policy significantly improves an organization's information security. In fact, implementing a password policy for one's own personal accounts is a good tenet by which most should abide.</p>
<p>Some of the more common rules for passwords apply to length, reuse, complexity and forced change.</p>
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Many folks, especially those who work for large businesses or government agencies, are familiar with sometimes infuriating password policies. While such policies may seem onerous, overbearing or even nonsensical, a good policy significantly improves an organization's information security. In fact, implementing a password policy for one's own personal accounts is a good tenet by which most should abide.

Some of the more common rules for passwords apply to length, reuse, complexity and forced change. Login for more...



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