Synchronization 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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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.
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.
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.
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