The password policy is important because it is a critical part of information and network security, creating appropriate steps to ensure the highest protection of the company. All employees are subject to this policy and required to abide by it. The password policy includes what the enterprise must do, how the enterprise must do it, and a template for individual enterprise requirements.
Risks Addressed by Policy:
- Passwords will be created that are easy to break.
- Easier illicit access to a company’s information systems.
- Compromising the security of systems.