Crafting a Cyber Essentials Compliant Password Policy

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Darren James, Senior Product Manager and Simon Jones, Account Manager from Specops Software an Outpost24 Company

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Crafting a Cyber Essentials Compliant Password Policy: Everything You Need to Know Cyber Essentials the UK government-backed scheme launched in 2014, has been helping organisations of all sizes guard against the most common cyberattacks faced in the current landscape. Within the certification, there are various password-based authentication requirements that need to be evaluated and put in place for compliance. With over 63% of data breaches involving the use of weak, default, or stolen passwords (Verizon DBIR) mastering the password problem needs to be the foundation of any organisation's cyber defence. We’ve put together this interactive deep-dive into how this problem can be tackled with the Cyber Essentials requirements in mind. During the talk, we’ll cover: • An overview of the password-based authentication requirements for Cyber Essentials certification and NCSC recommendations • How you can easily check existing password policy compliance against Cyber Essentials / NCSC standards • Free tools to easily identify pre-existing password security vulnerabilities in your organisation • How 3rd party password policy tools can easily meet requirements and empower users with dynamic feedback, passphrase creation and compromised password alerts • Any questions asked in an interactive Q&A session If you want peace of mind that the password problem is covered in your organization, join us for everything you need to know about crafting the perfect Cyber Essentials-compliant password policy. Register for the live-stream now or be alerted when its available on-demand.
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