How to create a strong password

We suggest following the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency guidelines.

Key Password Protections: 

  • Required to be at least 8 characters.
  • Not the same as the user's current password if resetting.
  • Not used on another service.
  • Not dictionary words (e.g. Elephant).
  • Not repetitive or sequential characters (e.g. ‘aaaaaa’, ‘1234abcd’).
  • Not context-specific words, such as the name of the service, the username, and derivatives thereof. (e.g. Seesaw1234).
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