Single sign on passwords pose security threat

Companies are running a huge security risk by not encrypting passwords for systems that use a single sign-on, a security vendor has claimed.

Research from RSA Security shows that companies are attracted to the ease of enterprise single sign-on technology because it reduces the number of helpdesk calls.

However, RSA raised concerns that only 11 per cent of organisations using enterprise single sign-on combine the system with strong authentication. Single sign-on passwords pose security threat -

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