about stolen user accounts and passwords on the news all the time. It happens
so often that we barely react anymore.
– So what as long as it does not concern our company, some might think.
the IT security of Your company is in fact being compromised by such hacks,
although you have almost nothing to do with the organization hacked.
consider for example the recent hack of usernames and passwords at Disney+. While your organization might not be
directly linked to Disney+, you might still have employees who have a Disney+
It is a known issue that people reuse passwords. There are just so many
services you need a password for, both in your private and work life. There is
always the risk that some employees might have reused a Disney+ password for
systems in your IT environment. Unfortunately, when it comes to IT security
Murphy’s law usually applies.
What can we
do about this?
thing, we can demand that people use more strong passwords.
Using longer and more complex passwords will actually help, even if there would
be a reuse of the password across private and work applications. This is
because stolen lists of usernames and passwords are most often still encrypted.
An easy password is easier to decrypt than a complex one.
strategy can be to improve the user experience around passwords in your
organization. For example, if the user knows that it is easy to restore
passwords by self-service, then he/she will be more confident to choose a
unique password rather than reuse an old one.
If you would like to know how Beta Systems can support your password management, visit our website: https://www.betasystems-iam.com/en/products/password-management.html
Or reach out to us directly: https://www.betasystems-iam.com/en/contact.html
Today we are happy to announce the release of the new version of its Password Management solution SAM Password 5.3. SAM Password is designed to simplify access across networks of distributed computers without compromising security. It consists of SAM Password Synchronization and SAM Password Self Reset, providing improvements that extent the feature set of this proven technology. With SAM Password, companies reduce the cost and security exposures related to the management of user passwords and user availability.
SAM Password Synchronization provides a consistent method for managing the major aspects of password and user id access attributes across multiple platforms. Changing a password on one systems results
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Join our webcast live online Sep 22, 2015:
- Password Management
While network security encompasses both the physical and software preventative measures to prevent and monitor unauthorized accesses or misuse of a computer network, the adoption of a password management policy and strategy can be foundational to the prevention of unauthorized uses of network resources. In many cases, simple password management is the weakest link.
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Today we would like to share some information about our SAM Password Synchronization installation at a financial services customer. The bank, based in Poland, is a subsidiary of northern Europe’s largest financial services group. It has been providing retail and corporate banking services to the Polish market starting in the early 1990s.
With the implementation of SAM Password Synchronization, or in short SAM PS, the bank can now provide end users with access to heterogeneous platforms via a single password. In the Baltic countries subsidiaries of the financial services group already take advantage of the password management solution SAM PS. The solution helps the bank enforce its strict security policies while increasing convenience for business users and reducing the help desk’s workload.
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