CompTIA Security+ Question F-40

A security administrator would like to ensure that system administrators are not using the same password for both their privileged and non-privileged accounts. Which of the following security controls BEST accomplishes this goal?

A. Require different account passwords through a policy
B. Require shorter password expiration for non-privileged accounts
C. Require shorter password expiration for privileged accounts
D. Require a greater password length for privileged accounts

Answer: A

A password policy aka account policy enforcement can be configured in such a way so as to make sure that system administrators make use of different passwords for different accounts.