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Quick Answer: What Does a Good Password Policy Look Like?

As per Gartner, “Despite the advent of passwordless authentication, passwords persist in many use cases and remain a significant source of risk and user frustration. SRM leaders responsible for IAM should craft a clear and actionable policy that discards ineffective legacy rules to better balance security and UX.”

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With over 80% of data breaches being associated with weak, stolen or shared passwords, it is imperative for businesses to ensure that their password policies are strong enough to secure people’s password practices.

Gartner, a company that delivers actionable, objective insight to its executive and their teams, ask the question “How can I write a password policy to ensure that our employees will use strong passwords?”

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    By 2025, more than 50% of the workforce and more than 20% of customer authentication transactions will be passwordless, up from less than 10% today.

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    Secure & Replace Passwords

    Secure & Replace Passwords

    Reduce the complexity and risk of existing passwords.

    Ensure Regulatory Compliance

    Comply with governing bodies and achieve best practice NIST standards.

    Passwordless & Deviceless Authentication

    Choice of multiple login processes adapted to your environment.

    Gartner, Quick Answer: What Does a Good Password Policy Look Like?,Ant Allan,Refreshed 6 June 2022, Published 17 June 2021
    Gartner,Take 3 Steps Toward Passwordless Authentication,Ant Allan,Published 19 October 2021

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