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Will you please just change that password!

There has been some discussion about the initial passwords given to accounts in the enterprise. Too hard and it is written under the keyboard, to easy and everybody knows. and then there are the usual suspects.

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And if you use the same password to start and reset accounts can you make the user change it or will that come back to punish you. The solution I outline below is for organizations that don’t or can’t install a web based password reset system. Many web based services already have a self service system in place. Continue reading

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