Administrative passwords are literally ‘aplenty’ in enterprises of all sizes. They are mostly insecurely shared and lie scattered in the enterprise leaving little scope for any internal controls. This white paper discusses the security threats associated with the password sharing in enterprises. Though the security and operational problems caused by shared administrative passwords are so obvious, no organization can afford to eliminate them altogether. The ways to tackle this challenge, the importance of effective Shared Account Password Management and the need for enterprise password management solutions have been dealt with.