Important Changes to Password Best Practices Guidance

Passwords are an essential cybersecurity tool. Unfortunately, some long-standing password practices recommended by regulators and standards organizations may encourage risky behaviour. Regulators and standards organizations have recently issued updated guidance recommending simplified password practices (e.g. no mandatory regular password changes) to increase password security. Canadian organizations should assess and improve their password practices in light of updated best practices guidance.

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This content has been updated on May 2, 2024 at 14 h 51 min.