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Defending against more than 10 million attacks involving passwords each day, we at Microsoft take authentication very seriously. Along the way we’ve learned a thing or two about how to best manage passwords and educate users about simple steps to safeguard their accounts.

In this guide we’ve compiled targeted recommendations based on the most recent research and our own experience. Advice is broken into seven tips each for IT management and user education—and modeled to avoid the unintended negative impacts of some long-held standards.

Learn from our experience to resist password attacks and shore up identity protection in your organization today.