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By ITDept1 ·
What do you think about "generic" login for networks? Generic meaning one login id and p/w for a group of people to use. Is this a common practice and do you consider your network at risk by doing so?

Note: The generic login would not be for IT staff, but for facility users (like factory users).

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You already asked this

by seanferd In reply to Generic Login Question

see
http://techrepublic.com.com/5206-7343-0.html?forumID=102&threadID=314546

Short version: Bad idea.

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And its still,Bad Bad Bad Bad and Bad

by LarryD4 In reply to Generic Login Question

Its just plain bad... Don't do it..

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Not my preferred option

by OH Smeg In reply to Generic Login Question

But then again I don't know the company who is doing this. There may be a very valid reason to do so and not any reason to have any real security.

But to Be perfectly honest it's not my preferred way to work as there is no way to track who is doing what.

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