Poacher turned gamekeeper? GCHQ issues advice on safer passwords

    Date11 Sep 2015
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell

    Britain's GCHQ has issued firms with a helpful list of measures to defend against password breaches, an area cited in the Edward Snowden leaks as a particular expertise of the surveillance agency.

    The new guidelines, which focus on seven areas, includes advice against forcing users to change passwords at regular intervals and suggests making administrator accounts a priority for especially robust measures.

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