Google For Work comes with lot of great features and capabilities for the end user. From the end user perspective Google For Work allows them to work in collaborative manner from anywhere, anytime and any device. But their are certain gaps which really bother the IT team from the administration point of view. One of such gap is enforcing password policy.
Google For Work provides very simple password policy of maximum length of password (https://support.google.com/a/answer/139399?hl=en).
CloudCodes gControl provides the following features for password policy
gControl provides administrator to enforce the users to create a complex password with various combination to ensure password strength is higher. The higher the password strength more it is difficult to break the password by any brute force techniques. gControl provides following options for complexity
gControl provides administrator to enforce locking of user’s account in case multiple attempts of providing wrong password is given. The administrator can configure
gControl provides administrator the capability for ensuring user doesn’t provide the previous password. This is very important requirement from organisation compliance perspective. The administrator can configure the number of previous passwords that cannot be set.
gControl provides administrator additional control on user’s password by adding one of the following restrictions
One of the most important feature of gControl password policy is enforcing expiration of user’s password. gControl provides administrator to configure the password expiration interval. The following can be done