Choosing Strong Passwords

What is the best way to create a strong password?

Passwords must be created to comply with the University’s information security policy. This means a minimum of 8 characters with at least one non-alphabetic character. Passwords should not be individual dictionary words, common names, or sequences of numbers. "F4&yh10!" is an example of an acceptable password.

A longer password is a stronger password. Consider creating a password comprised of several unrelated words with numbers and special characters interspersed. This is often referred to as a passphrase… Read more about What is the best way to create a strong password?