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Password Requirements

Description: 

Be sure to password protect ALL accounts and devices using the following strong password rules:

  • Be at least eight (8) characters.
  • Contain upper and lower-case letters
  • At least 2 numbers
  • Recommend to use one or more special character(s) like @, #, %, &, *, etc.
  • Not be a word in the dictionary.
  • Be changed at least every 180 days (or more frequently based on entity procedures) or when a password is believed or known to have been compromised, whichever comes first.
  • Not be re-used in less than three (3) years.
How To Use: 

A video demonstration on creating strong passwords is below.

Video: 

Creating Passwords.m2t