PCI (Payment Card Industry Security Standard)_Test 8.2.6

PCI (Payment Card Industry Security Standard)

Identify and authenticate access to system components

Test 8.2.6

8.2.6 Examine password procedures and observe security personnel to verify that first-time passwords/passphrases for new users and reset passwords/passphrases for existing users are set to a unique value for each user and changed after first use.

If the same password is used for every new user an internal user former employee or malicious individual may know or easily discover this password and use it to gain access to accounts.


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