G Suite Adds Advanced Password Controls

The G Suite team announced the addition of advanced password controls for admins which allow them to require stronger passwords from users.

Because having a strong password is one of the most critical measures one can take to defend against hacking attempts, most organizations expect their employees to use strong passwords that follow a specific set of requirements.

However, until now, G Suite admins were only able to use password length as the only requirement they could enforce for all company users.

"With this launch, we’re making it possible to enforce additional rigorous password requirements for increased security and to meet their compliance needs," said G Suite team's post

Moreover, "Admins can already see which passwords in their domain are weak; enabling this setting will allow admins to force users with weak passwords to change them."

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