How to configure password expiration notifications

When it comes to notifying users that their passwords are going to expire soon, more communication is always better. Users do not enjoy the password change process; keeping them informed as to when their password will expire is a great... Read More

Geoblocking for self-service password resets

Stockholm – Specops Software released the latest version of its Specops Authentication platform. The platform supports self-service password reset and self-service encryption key recovery. The introduction of geoblocking advances security associated with these two high–risk activities. The capability allows IT admins to prevent cyber attacks by whitelisting... Read More

How to change user passwords in Active Directory

We often get asked how our self-service solution changes passwords on a user account in Active Directory. It’s a more interesting question than it sounds as there are many processes at work here, and many ways to do it.... Read More

Employee 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

Specops uReset and GDPR compliance

With the introduction of Specops uReset (version 8.1 or later) in the Microsoft EU data center, organizations can now choose which instance of Specops uReset they want to use. Specops uReset is a hybrid password reset solution. The cloud... Read More