Microsoft is trying to banish passwords forever

Microsoft urges all corporations to move towards “Windows Hello for Business” and other security changes:

Microsoft is trying to remove passwords permanently as they tend to be more of a nuisance which gets neglected than a secure method of authentication. Typically users are frustrated by password resets which result in weak and reused passwords.

First get MFA enforced for high-risk/value groups like admins, HR, legal group and so on, and then move to all users

Check out the article: Microsoft’s CISO: Why we’re trying to banish passwords forever | ZDNet

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Nizam Mohamed

Nizam Mohamed is a technical architect, specialising in cloud solutions, virtualization and end-user computing. Other technology interests include Enterprise Technologies, Cybersecurity and Enterprise Desktop Management.

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