Password Recommendations

A good password should have a minimum password length of Eight (8) characters, however you should note that longer passwords are generally more secure.

Specific features of good quality passwords are:

  • the use of both upper-case and lower-case letters

  • inclusion of one or more numerical digits

  • inclusion of special characters, such as @, #, $

  • do not use words found in the user's personal information

  • do not use a company name or people's names 

  • do not include: Similar Characters eg:  (  i, l, 1, L, o, 0, O )
  • do not include: Ambiguous Characters eg:   ( { } [ ] ( ) / \ ' " ` ~ , ; : . < > )

  • do not use passwords that match the format of calendar dates, license plate numbers, telephone numbers, or other common numbers

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