How often are enterprise users required to change passwords?

Study: Benchmarking: Passwords -- The Sad Truth About Security
Date: October 2006

22% of enterprise IT users are required to change their passwords as frequently as once a month.
34% are required to change their password every one to three months.
23% are not required to change their passwords.

Requiring users to change their passwords often didn't drive a greater use of written password records either.

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