Authored on: Jun 21, 2012
Organizations can't afford to rely on employees, partners, or consumers to select "strong" passwords as the foundation for password security. Passwords should be viewed by IT professionals as highly valuable data that must be secured. This paper:
� Reviews obstacles that produce poor enterprise password management practices.
� Presents findings from an analysis of nearly 100,000 exposed passwords following a data breach at FilmRadar.com.
� Provides guidelines for proper password security policies and procedures as part of a comprehensive data security discipline.