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"Password Report: Safeguarding Passwords Against Data Breaches"

The Specops Password Report: Safeguarding Passwords Against Data Breaches

The Specops Password Report: Safeguarding Passwords Against Data Breaches

White Paper: SPECOPS

Passwords are the thin layer protecting our personal information from the “unknown.” A few key proactive measures can make that layer impenetrable. Shifting some burden from individuals to password policies that promote stronger passwords is the next logical step.

A proactive password security approach can go a long way for both organizations and users. Password security is a responsibility that we must embrace and act on. When knowledge is combined with action, prevention is a natural outcome.

This whitepaper helps to understand the correlation between publicized password leaks and the importance of blocking such passwords when guiding organizations and individuals towards stronger password security.

Key takeaways from this whitepaper:

  • Predictable Pitfalls: A strong password takes a backseat to a memorable password

  • Data breaches and password dictionaries: creates opportunities in the form of dictionary attacks

  • Turning the tables: Every data breach has a silver lining

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