How Password Lifecycle Management Can Save Money and Improve Security

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While stronger forms of authentication have been readily available for many years, passwords remain the most common form of network authentication. Passwords are easy, require little training, and present few technical challenges. However, passwords are also the least secure form of authentication, and can present one of the most expensive support burdens in an IT environment. This white paper explains how much ineffective password management costs organizations, and how much they can save by implementing effective password solutions like Quest Password Manager and ActiveRoles Quick Connect and technology strategies to actually reduce the number of passwords that must be managed.