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New Password System to Kick in Soon

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For ages users are fed up of Password Policy enforced by IT System administrators. Sooner you may get rid of complex Passwords. All major vendors and organisations will soon adopt new Passoword Guidelines in new computing era.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST only regulates federal agencies, corporate security teams are taking advantage of their guidelines.NIST has  drafted new rules and recommendations for protecting digital identities.NIST advises agencies to jettison outdated password complexity rules in favor of user-friendliness. Hera are new recommendations:
1. NIST recommends removing all password complexity rules, they just create a false sense of security.Length matters a lot more, which is why the new guidelines call for a strict 8-character minimum and even suggested moving character maximums to at least 64. Blank space allowed.
2. No Periodic Password Resets: Frequent mand…

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