AD Password Audit

Problem Statement Accounts with bad passwords, especially accounts with privileged access are the Achilles heel of an organisation’s security. Traditionally IT has tried to impose “strong password policies” such as “Choose a password with an uppercase letter, a number, a symbol and more than 10 characters”. However, a password like “Summer2020!” satisfies ALL those requirements despite being an immesurably weak password. So, what can we as IT professionals do to reduce bad passwords and mitigate their impact?...

21 January, 2022 · 3 min · 561 words · JD