Hitachi ID Password Manager is an integrated solution for managing user credentials, across multiple systems and applications. Organizations depend on Password Manager to simplify the management of those credentials for users, to reduce IT support cost and to improve the security of login processes.
Password Manager includes password synchronization, self-service password reset, enterprise single sign-on, PIN resets for tokens and smart cards, enrollment of security questions and biometrics and emergency recovery of full disk encryption keys.
Users have too many passwords. A typical user in a large organization may have 10 to 20 passwords on internal systems. Users respond to this complexity by:
This creates real business problems:
Users may also have smart cards or tokens that users unlock with a PIN (which they will occasionally forget). Users may have a PC whose hard disk is encrypted with a password -- another type of login problem.
Password Manager, a component of the Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite, is a system that helps users to better manage their own credentials. Password Manager:
Password Manager accomplishes this with:
Password Manager includes connectors to manage PINs, passwords and encryption keys on over 120 kinds of systems and applications.