Thursday, October 13, 2016

Password Policy Settings

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam. Do you should understand password policy settings in Group Policy.

For example, can you answer this sample Security+ question?

Q. Developers in your organization have created an application designed for the sales team. Salespeople can log on to the application using a simple password of 1234. However, this password does not meet the organization’s password policy. What is the BEST response by the security administrator after learning about this?

A. Nothing. Strong passwords aren’t required in applications.
B. Modify the security policy to accept this password.
C. Document this as an exception in the application’s documentation.
D. Direct the application team manager to ensure the application adheres to the organization’s password policy.

More, do you know why the correct answer is correct and the incorrect answers are incorrect? The answer and explanation is available here.