Password security has long been an issue for businesses and their cybersecurity standards. Account passwords are often the weakest link in the overall security posture for many organizations.
Many companies have used Microsoft’s default password policies for decades. While these can be customized, businesses often accept the default values for their organization.
The Windows default password policy is a good start, but are there security vulnerabilities associated with it? Let’s look at the current recommendations from leading cybersecurity authorities and see how they measure up against the Windows default password policy.