Lynis Security Controls

AUTH-9283 - Passwords (no password set)


Passwords are the main key to access an account, related services and information. Therefore they need to be protected via means of a strong password and password expiry. This particular test found accounts without a password. Depending on the sensitivity of the information on this machine, check if this appropriate and according to the security policy.



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