Hitachi ID Password Manager Security
- Secure Password Management:
Passwords are only as good as the weakest link in the password management process.
- Locking down Password Manager:
Protecting the Password Manager server, its data and its communications against attack.
- Password Policy Enforcement:
Password Manager can enforce a global password policy, ensuring that users choose hard-to-guess passwords, never reuse passwords, and change their passwords regularly.
- Security vs. Usability:
The human factor is important when formulating password policies and designing authentication processes.
- Consistent Authentication Processes:
Social engineering attacks, packet sniffing and other mechanisms can be used to compromise password security without having to directly crack passwords.
- Delegating Password Reset Privileges:
Delegating just the right to reset password to help desk staff or managers, without giving them other, unneeded rights.
- Audit Logs:
Audit Trails and transaction logs create accountability in security processes.
- Authentication Options:
Authentication processes supported by Password Manager for securely logging in users.