- must include at least 8 characters
- must include both upper and lower case letters
- must include at least one number
- must include at least one special character
- spaces are allowed
The better the phrase the stronger it is.
- "houseflies" is weak
- "Hou$eFlies" is stronger
- "Hou$eFlies395" is very strong
Ideally you want a password that is easy for you to remember but hard for anyone else to figure out. A short, personal sentence that includes a number and punctuation is a good example of a strong password.
Your password will expire every six months and will need to be reset.
The same requirements above apply, but you cannot use the same previous password.