Specops Authentication enrollment data in Active Directory

The Specops Authentication cloud platform is unique in that user data is stored in the customer’s on-prem Active Directory database. Usernames, passwords, and enrollment data/proofs for the various Identity Services provided by Specops Authentication are stored in the customer’s... Read More

Specops launches self-service encryption key recovery

Stockholm – Specops Software announced today the release of Specops Key Recovery. The solution addresses the common occurrence of encryption device lockouts by enabling users to unlock computers encrypted or managed by Symantec Endpoint Encryption. Rather than calling the... Read More

What is a password dictionary attack?

A password dictionary attack is a brute-force hacking method used to break into a password-protected computer or server by systematically entering every word in a dictionary as a password. Read More

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Cyber Essentials Password Policy

Passwords play an important role in the Cyber Essentials scheme. If you are planning for Cyber Essentials accreditation, you will need to make sure your password policy is up to the challenge. Read More

Self-service adoption best practices

If you have decided to implement a self-service password reset solution, you are one step closer to increasing user productivity, and reducing password management costs. However, rolling out the solution is only half the battle – user adoption is... Read More

Sync passwords between Active Directory domains

There are many reasons why you might want to sync a password between two Active Directory (AD) domains. We commonly see requests from customers who are looking at migrating their users from one domain to another. This could be... Read More

How to audit network passwords

The quality of your security program comes down to the core element of passwords. Uncovering its weaknesses involves more than annual password audits. Read More