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account-password-policy [2017/02/02 15:23]
brysonlt Cleaned up the requirements list.
account-password-policy [2017/02/02 15:32] (current)
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 ====== Account Password Policy ====== ====== Account Password Policy ======
  
-Here you can find the current password strength requirements for your Computer Science account. +CS account passwords **must** meet the following requirements: 
- +  * Contain 8 or more characters
-  * Length of 8 or more (no limit on length).+
   * Characters from 3 out of the 4 following groups:   * Characters from 3 out of the 4 following groups:
-    * Capital letters +    * Capital Letters 
-    * Lowercase letters+    * Lower-case Letters
     * Numbers     * Numbers
     * Special characters, e.g. ,.?.+-*&%$#@!~     * Special characters, e.g. ,.?.+-*&%$#@!~
 +
 +It is __recommended__ that your password meet the following requirements:
   * Not contain your Student ID.   * Not contain your Student ID.
-  * Not contain your Net ID. +  * Not contain your NetID
-  * Not contain your CS Login ID+  * Not be based solely upon a single dictionary word.
-  * Not based solely upon a single dictionary word+
- +
-You can access the account settings page by visiting [[https://accounts.cs.byu.edu]].+
  
 +You can access your CS account settings by visiting [[https://accounts.cs.byu.edu]].
 +------
 Suggestion: Try thinking of passphrase instead of password when choosing your password. Pick 2 or 3 random nouns and make a phrase out of it. The xkcd comic strip by Randall Munroe has a great example of this: Suggestion: Try thinking of passphrase instead of password when choosing your password. Pick 2 or 3 random nouns and make a phrase out of it. The xkcd comic strip by Randall Munroe has a great example of this:
  
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account-password-policy.txt · Last modified: 2017/02/02 15:32 by brysonlt