Recent studies however suggest that forcing people to change passwords
is often counterproductive and a waste of time.
Not only does it require significant change at Web sites, it could require anybody who's used them to change passwords
too, since they could have been intercepted.
Require employees to use unique passwords and change passwords
every three months.
Our new e-mail system at work requires us to change passwords
once a month.
Also, and as important, change passwords
you hold periodically, particularly on financial sites and email accounts."
Someone physically connecting to machines, or even using scripts, to change passwords
to comply with regulatory mandates is fraught with complications.
regularly and make sure they are strong with a mix of cases, symbols and digits.
The company has asked game subscribers to change passwords
to prevent additional damage, although the leaked resident registration numbers and passwords were encrypted.
Sony asked users to change passwords
, and to date it says there have been no reports of unauthorised credit card usage linked to the attack.
Retailers must make sure to change passwords
upon program installation and update these passwords regularly.
regularly and avoid standard passwords like a family name or dictionary words.