31 May 2023

Talking 5 with Cyber Security Member Specops Software

With special guest Darren James – Senior Product Manager, Specops Software – An Outpost24 Company

In techUK’s first ‘Talking 5, Cyber’ interview, our Head of Cyber Security, Dan Patefield talks to Darren James from Specops Software about password security.

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Darren spends his time helping companies to solve password-related problems, including improving password policies, implementing a self-service password reset solution of improving Multi-Factor Authentication. In this conversation, he and Dan cover:

  • why we’re still talking about passwords;
  • how passwords continue to be part of the authentication process;
  • how to ensure passwords are as secure and resilient as possible; and
  • what a password auditor tool is and how to use it.

techUK Talking 5, with Cyber Security Member Specops Software

Read more from Specops Software on password security here.

Dan Patefield

Dan Patefield

Head of Cyber and National Security, techUK

Jill Broom

Jill Broom

Programme Manager, Cyber Security, techUK

Tracy Modha

Team Assistant - Markets, techUK

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