Password Requirements and Best Practices


What are the requirements for setting my password?

Do you have any guidance for setting my password?


The following requirements have been put in place to help you in creating a strong secure password:

  • Minimum length of 8 characters
  • Must not be one of your previous passwords
  • Must contain a character from 3 of the 4 following categories
    • Uppercase letter
    • Lowercase letter
    • Number
    • Special character

Best practices on setting and using your password:

  • Use a unique password for each of your online accounts
  • Don’t share a password with anyone. Not even a friend or family member
  • Set a password easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess. Consider using a memorable phrase like "6MonkeysRLooking^"
  • If you don’t want to memorize multiple passwords, consider using a password manager
  • Change passwords immediately on accounts you suspect may have been compromised
  • Don't use dictionary words


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