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Enhanced Help Desk Support and Password Synchronization for Office 365 Added to Thycotic Password Reset Server

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Password Reset Server has seen substantial product updates in the last year alone. One of the major improvements to our password-reset tool has been the addition of password synchronization to Office 365. If an organization needs to keep passwords between their internal AD and Office 365 in sync, and aren’t using ADFS users can reset […]

Automating End-User Password Resets for Security and Fewer Headaches

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

I hear about passwords across all forms of media. Admittedly, I get frustrated trying to come up with a different password to log into my work computer every three months. I have a favorite meme that asks the end user for an uppercase letter, a symbol, and the blood of a virgin. Most people are […]

New Active Directory Synchronization Upgrade to Password Reset Server

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

You asked, and we listened! We are excited to release a highly requested customization feature—the ability to schedule what time Active Directory Synchronizations run, plus we added a few other enhancements we think you’re going to like. When Should Active Directory Synchronization Run? Administrators can now choose what time Active Directory Synchronization will run and […]

Get More Customization and Security Features with Password Reset Server 4.1

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Password Reset Server Account Lockouts Sometimes, users forget their password, but they think that if they just try one more time they will get the right combination. If they are lucky, it works. If they are not lucky, all those failed logon attempts add up, and they end up locking out their Active Directory account. […]

The Top Three Ways Personally Identifiable Information is Leaked in Healthcare

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Personally identifiable information (PII) related to healthcare data is 50x more valuable on the black market than credit card data according to Alert Logic. Forty three percent of all identity thefts in the United States in 2013 were accounted to medical related identity theft (Logic, 2014). The healthcare industry knows they need to protect PII. It’s […]

What’s New in Password Reset Server 4.0?

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Password Reset Server 4.0 is out, and it has new features to make your installation simple and easy to use. What will be your favorite new feature? HSTS HTTP Strict Transport Security, when turned on, means that Password Reset Server can only be accessed using HTTPS. It is important to access sites that send or […]

POODLE: Not your typical walk in the park

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Google, among several security organizations, recently announced a vulnerability in the SSL protocol, particularly SSL version 3. SSL is used to secure connections between a client and server to prevent eavesdropping, and that the data has not been tampered. SSLv3 is an old version of the SSL protocol, dating back to 1996 and debuted with Netscape […]

Password Reset Server User Interface REFRESH

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Face it, there will always be end-users that forget their passwords. Giving them the ability to reset their own password is key to saving time, money and unnecessary stress, both for the user and the help desk. The trick is to make the reset process as simple as possible. We kept this in mind with […]

Password Reset Server: Remind Your Users to Enroll With a Logon Script

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Being a self-service password reset tool, Password Reset Server needs its end-users to enroll in the product by answering security questions. This can become a challenge if you want your users to begin changing their password immediately or if you are having difficulty getting users to respond to the enrollment reminders. Password Reset Server offers […]

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