Risks Of Managing End User Passwords (Statistics) 2020

By: John Scanlan, Published on Sep 11, 2020

Alarmingly, most integrators used spreadsheets to manage passwords, IPVM statistics showed in 2017. However, since then, backdoors and hacks have emerged as a major problem for video surveillance. Has this changed in 2020?

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175+ Integrators answered:

How do you manage / secure usernames and passwords for your end user's video surveillance systems?

Inside we report on and provide statistics, dozens of integrator comments, and show trends since 2018.

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  • "** *** *** ******* system ******** **** ****** us ** ***** ********* for **** ******** *** create ******** ****** *** access."
  • "******** ***** *********** ** stored ** *** ******** management ********. ********* *** not ** ********* ********* between *** ********* *********."
  • "** ***********, *** *** software."
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  • "** **** ***** ** them ** * ****** notebook"

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  • "************ ******** ****** ***** on **** ***********"
  • "**** **** * ******** that *********** ***** **** and * ****** ** digits"
  • "** **** * ****** that *********** *** ******'* company **** **** *** own ******** ****** ************** number *** ******* ******* characters."

Many *********** ** *** ****** *** **** *********

** ******** ** *** Integrator's ********* ***** ** have * ***** *****, 30% ** *** ***** polled, *** ******** **** do *** ****** *** users *********. ********* ****** from, ** ** *** end ****'* ************** ** enterprise ************ ** *** allow ****.

  • "** ***'*. *** ******* are ********* **** ***** so ** **** ** request ****** ** *******."
  • "** ** *** ***** users *********. ** ** their **************"
  • "** ***'*, ******** **** the ******. ** ** there **************** ** ******* credentials"
  • "*** ********* ****** ***** own *********."
  • "** ** *** ****** or ***** ********* ********* or *********. ** **** them ***** ***** *** credentials *** **** *** responsible *** ****."
  • "** *** **** *** that ** ** ** don't **** * **** door **** ***** *******. We *** ** ** installer ****, *** ** don't ****** *** ** that *** ****."
  • "** ****** **** ** DO ****"

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