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DEFINITION: Password synchronization is an authentication process that coordinates user passwords across various computers and computing devices so a user only has to remember a single password instead of multiple passwords for different machines or devices. Some versions of password synchronization, such as single sign-on, also enable password coordination across applications. Password synchronization typically  … 
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Protecting against modern password cracking
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Thesis series explains just how insecure passwords are and offers advice on alternative methods of security.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

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PowerBroker Password Safe: Security, Compliance, Productivity
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TRIAL SOFTWARE: Uncover how PowerBroker Password Safe can help you secure access to privileged accounts, effectively preventing intentional or accidental harm and malicious activity that can be devastating to your business.
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 Password Self Help – Password Reset for IBM i
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn about a self help password application that can give you a high ROI and free up time to work on more business critical issues.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

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Password Management Best Practices
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WHITE PAPER: This document describes and justifies password management best practices as applied in medium to large organizations. It offers reasoned guidance to IT decision makers when they set security policy and design network infrastructure that includes passwords.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

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Password Management Project Roadmap
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WHITE PAPER: As today’s organizations deploy an ever-growing number of complex systems, password management problems choke help desk systems, cause expensive delays and lost productivity, and threaten to compromise security. This document will guide you through the entire life of a successful password management project.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

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The Realities of Single Sign-On
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WHITE PAPER: Single Sign-On has emerged as a significant technology that resolves a major issue for organizations with multiple platforms, servers and applications requiring unique usernames and passwords for access.
Posted: 13 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

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PASSWORD SYNCHRONIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  increases security by insisting on the use of strong passwords that cannot be easily guessed. Password synchronization also reduces the number of password-related requests for help, which are reported as being the single biggest demand on help desk resources. There are a number of password synchronization products available, including MTech's P-Synch, Proginet's SecurPass, and Systor's SAM Password Synchronization. Password synchronization is among a number of identity management processes that have been developed to deal with password chaos, a too-common situation in which users have multiple … 
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