IT industry changing approach to passwords

IT industry changing approach to passwords

IT industry changing approach to passwords: UK government advise you to not change your passwords regularly

The UK governments produced guidance in 2015 explaining their recommendation that passwords should not be changed regularly. Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG), a group within the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) released this guidance to the general public. This for a lot of IT professionals may seem to go against IT best practices, however it does highlight some fundamental rethinking which may be required within the IT industry on what is considered by most as a basic rule of thumb. Read More »