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10 Password Managers For Business Use

Beyond helping end users keep track of their logins, some password managers can integrate with Active Directory and generate compliance reports.
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Dashlane Premium


Dashlane has a free version for individuals, which does not enable sharing, backup, or sync across devices. The Premium version, though, works on a wide variety of devices, handles more than just passwords, manages keys carefully, and has a lot of administrative tools that will make it appealing to business. Its flat pricing structure may turn away large enterprises. 

Pricing: Dashlane Premium is $39.99 per user per year, whether you have one user or 1,000.

Interoperability: Works on any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device. Unlimited syncing, so you can use as many devices as you want. 

Sharing: Changed passwords are synced to all team members and their devices automatically. DashLane also has an 'emergency contacts' function, so you can give access to different resources in case of emergency. Users set different contacts, and different conditions for different passwords. A security dashboard shows weak and reused passwords. 

Multi-factor: Compatible with Google Authenticator and with the fingerprint scanner on iOS devices

Keys: Dashlane uses 'local-only encryption' (on device only, not in the cloud) with AES-256. It automatically backs up credentials (keys and digit wallet data) to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud instance, but encrypts all that data locally before uploading it to the cloud. DashLane never sees your master key. Some users may feel that Dashlane takes security too far, though... they don't provide password hints. 

Other features: A password generator, which creates random, strong passwords. Dashlane also issues breach alerts, to advise when passwords for certain accounts should be changed. Priority support.

Beyond passwords: Dashlane is also a digital wallet that handles payment data.

Dashlane Premium

Dashlane has a free version for individuals, which does not enable sharing, backup, or sync across devices. The Premium version, though, works on a wide variety of devices, handles more than just passwords, manages keys carefully, and has a lot of administrative tools that will make it appealing to business. Its flat pricing structure may turn away large enterprises.

Pricing: Dashlane Premium is $39.99 per user per year, whether you have one user or 1,000.

Interoperability: Works on any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device. Unlimited syncing, so you can use as many devices as you want.

Sharing: Changed passwords are synced to all team members and their devices automatically. DashLane also has an "emergency contacts" function, so you can give access to different resources in case of emergency. Users set different contacts, and different conditions for different passwords. A security dashboard shows weak and reused passwords.

Multi-factor: Compatible with Google Authenticator and with the fingerprint scanner on iOS devices

Keys: Dashlane uses "local-only encryption" (on device only, not in the cloud) with AES-256. It automatically backs up credentials (keys and digit wallet data) to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud instance, but encrypts all that data locally before uploading it to the cloud. DashLane never sees your master key. Some users may feel that Dashlane takes security too far, though... they don't provide password hints.

Other features: A password generator, which creates random, strong passwords. Dashlane also issues breach alerts, to advise when passwords for certain accounts should be changed. Priority support.

Beyond passwords: Dashlane is also a digital wallet that handles payment data.

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2/13/2017 | 9:45:51 PM
Intuitive Password online password manager
I use "Intuitive Password" online password manager. I have tried many password managers and I keep coming back to Intuitive Password. It is absolutely the easiest to use, will suggest dynamic passwords for me, it works on all devices (mobile phones, tablets, laptops and desktop PCs) without installation. It is free but has an inexpensive yearly subscription if necessary. One of the best part is if I need to fill in a user name and password on a specific site, I just click on the little login button shown on the plugin, and Intuitive Password will fill in the info requested for me. There is not a word great enough to express my feelings on this awesome product!
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10/5/2015 | 6:33:03 AM
Weekest link in security
Passwod managers can still be one more additional layer of security that can be added to the prevent compromising of security ,the best solution to ensure the passwords are protected is to educate the users regarding how to save passwords,how to prevent password sharing.

 

-Tej Gandhi

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10/3/2015 | 9:18:16 AM
Re: Passwordstate
Thanks for feedback mate
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9/28/2015 | 11:14:06 PM
Passwordstate
We use ClickStudios Passwordstate at work. It runs on an IIS/MSSQL backend (self-hosted) and features Active Directory authentication. IT is free for up to 5 users, and that's all we've had need for thus far (will likely be purchasing a license later). You can customize just about anything you want regarding password fields, different lists, permissions (group or individual), etc. I've never tried using the mobile site (no app available). A Chrome extension is available, but I've honestly never used it.
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