Password Basics That Are Still IgnoredBeits Livneh
- Change Passwords – Most security experts recommend that companies change out all passwords every 30 to 90 days.
- Password Requirements – Should include a of mix upper and lowercase, number, and a symbol.
- Teach employees NOT to use standard dictionary words (any language), or personal data that can be known, or could be stolen: addresses, tel numbers, SSN, etc.
- Emphasize that employees should not access anything using another employee’s login. To save time or for convenience, employees may leave systems open and let others access them. This is usually done so one person doesn’t take the time to logout and the next has to log back in. Make a policy regarding this and enforce it.