Microsoft realizes password expiration is poor security

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Thinking of a secure password is hard-bitten, so expecting a user change it every 60 daylights crowds many with dread and leads to weaker certificate. Microsoft has recognized this and decided to remove default password expiry as a certificate baseline feature in Windows 10.

When organisations distribute Windows 10 to tens, hundreds, or even thousands of employees, default certificate out the box is significant. That’s why Microsoft plies Windows security baselines, which consist of groupings of Microsoft-recommended configuration settings that can be relied upon to provide a more secure operating system.

As part of the baseline, Microsoft in the past stipulated a 60 -day password expiration program, which symbolized every used was forced to change their password every couple of months( unless an organization changed the configuration ). As Ars Technica reports, with the release of Windows 10 v1903, password expiration is being declined from the baseline because it’s actually detrimental to certificate. Read more …

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