Controlling users’ bad password habits poses a major challenge. Aligning your enterprise’s password policy with the latest guidelines from NIST can help encourage better password habits and reduce the risk of account takeover.
Luckily, you can enforce many of these guidelines through the built-in settings provided by most directory services, including Microsoft Active Directory.
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Even if you don't use Microsoft Active Directory, this is still a helpful guide to NIST's latest password recommendations.