1. No common names or dictionary words. (A multi word phrase with no spaces is acceptable). 2. Include at least one character from at least 3 of the following: Include one uppercase letter Include one lowercase letter Include one number Include one special character 3. Use one of these three length and additional requirements: 10 characters minimum 8 characters minimum and annual password reset/expiration 8 characters minimum and a second authentication factor
If you believe your password has been compromised or otherwise improperly accessed, change your password. Depending on your department policy, you might have access to the departmental file share or Sharepoint. Contact your local IT support person or your manager to obtain instructions on the recommended local practice.