Passwords: Minimum Password Age

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Permitting passwords to be changed in immediate succession within the same day allows users to cycle passwords through their history database. This enables users to effectively negate the purpose of mandating periodic password changes.

Remediation

Set value via GPO:
Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Account Policies >> Password Policy >> "Minimum Password Age" to at least "1" day.

Stig Server: 2019 - https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_server_2019/2020-06-15/finding/V-93471
Stig Desktop: https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_10/2021-08-18/finding/V-220744



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