Do not allow anyone to change their password to any of the last four passwords they have used |
The purpose of maintaining a password history is to ensure effectiveness of regular password changes and reduce the likelihood of any successful password guessing attacks. This Action1 query verifies the password policy settings on every endpoint to ensure that this PCI requirement is met.
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