Too Many Passwords - Hitachi ID Password Manager
Users in medium to large organizations have too many passwords.
Since they have trouble remembering more than 2--3 passwords, users
respond to this situation by:
- Writing down their passwords.
- Choosing easy-to-remember (and easy-to-guess) passwords.
- Reusing old passwords.
- Avoiding password changes.
Each of these responses compromises cost or security.
Password Manager helps users more effectively manage their passwords by:
Password Manager helps organizations improve user service, strengthen
security and lower IT support cost. It replaces password explosion
with one or two strong and regularly changing passwords for
- Too Many Passwords:
Using Password Manager to reduce the number of passwords that users must remember and manage.
- Too Many Login Prompts:
Using Password Manager to reduce the number of times per day that users must type application login IDs and passwords.
- Users Locked Out of Their PCs:
Enabling users who forgot or locked out their primary passwords and cannot sign into their PC to resolve their own problem using Password Manager.
- High IT Support Call Volume:
Reducing the volume of IT support calls due to login problems -- intruder lockouts and forgotten passwords, PINs and encryption keys -- using Password Manager.
- Uneven Support Call Volume:
Lowering the peak IT support call volume due to forgotten and locked out passwords after weekends and holidays -- using Password Manager.
- Weak Passwords:
Ensuring that users choose strong passwords -- using Password Manager.
- Off-hours IT Support:
Enabling users to resolve their own login problems after hours -- using Password Manager.
- Too Many Privileged Users:
Reducing the number of people that need administrative access to systems and applications by delegating the right to reset passwords and clear lockouts to IT support staff -- using Password Manager.