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Password Security: The Good, the Bad, and the "Never Should Have Happened"

Download the Bishop Fox password security guide here. 

Introduction to Password Security 

While most organizations have a password policy that sounds technically secure, hardly any have a policy that benefits the organization, encourages strong passwords, and improves overall security. It’s time to stop requiring capital letters, numbers, special characters, and frequent password updates. We are here to correct the outdated, misleading, and muddled logic when it comes to what makes a password secure.

What the Newly Drafted NIST Password Guidelines Mean to You

Passwords are security’s primary pain in the neck. They are a source of stress, strife, and sometimes humor. And the debate surrounding “best practices” about them may never fully end in our lifetime.