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It is no secret that password expiration annoys just about everyone on the planet. Even with the advent of SSO and Password Vaults to help ease the pain…its still an unpleasant experience. I change the password to my bank account and then I have to re-validate my financial aggregator followed by my mobile and desktop apps and pretty much everything else that relies on a security token associated with that credential.

Having worked in the security industry building Identity Management software for 20 years, I have a few thoughts about this.

So…

Why is password expiration even a thing?

Passwords went through an evolution. First it started…

Mike Koziel

I am a longtime software builder, fly fisher and professional musician. Living in Montana allows me to follow all of my passions in life.

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