Best Practices for Implementing NIST Password Guidelines, with Special Instructions for Active Directory
Aligning your enterprise's password policy with the latest guidelines from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can help encourage better password habits and reduce the risk of account takeover. You can enforce many of these guidelines through the built-in settings provided by most directory services, including Microsoft Active Directory.
Download this best practices guide to get a plain-english overview of required NIST password guidelines and how to implement them in one of the world's most widely used directory services platforms. Even if you don't use Microsoft Active Directory, this is still a helpful guide to NIST's latest password recommendations.