While it's common knowledge that passwords used by employees can make or break data security, employees often don't follow good password hygiene. From setting weak and generic passwords to lax password policy rules in native tools like Windows Active Directory Group Policies, several factors pose a serious threat to password security and put organizations' data at risk of exposure.
ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus' Password Policy Enforcer overcomes these issues and allows you to enforce a custom password policy that seamlessly integrates with the native Active Directory password policies. It fortifies your Active Directory passwords to ensure your organization is secure. ADSelfService Plus' password policies can be set to enforce the following requirements:
Mandate the number of special, numeric, and Unicode characters. You can also set the type of character the password must begin with.
Set both a minimum and maximum number of characters for the password.
Restrict custom dictionary words and patterns that are commonly used in the organization, as well as palindromes.
Restrict the use of consecutive characters from usernames or previous passwords. Consecutive repetition of the same character can also be restricted.
Set password policies for OUs and groups separate from the one set for the domain to match the level of sensitive resources specific users need access to.
Display policy requirements on the reset and change password pages to ensure users know the password policy rules.
Enable the Password Strength Analyzer to automatically display the strength of the password provided by the user during password change and reset. This ensures users have context about the strength of their passwords right when setting or changing them, and that they can modify them to improve security.
Create password policies that comply with NIST, HIPAA, GDPR, CJIS, and other regulations.
Enable users to create long and secure passphrases by overriding the password policy rules if the password is beyond a specific length.
Enforce your policy for password changes from the Ctrl+Alt+Del screen and during ADUC password resets.
Make strong passwords more attainable by setting the number of complexity requirements the user must adhere to while also letting them select the requirements.