Password Security

It is your responsibility to

Create strong passwords -- Remember your password -- Keep your password private

Your password should meet the 8-4 Rule

8 characters long and Include the following 4 characters

    • 1 Upper Case Letter (Capital Letter)
    • 1 lower case letter
    • 1 Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
    • 1 Symbol ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( _ ) ?


Passwords should not include Private Information which can identify you.

    • Examples: your first and last name, birthday, student ID, phone number or address

You need to keep your password in a secure location.

    • Make sure you keep this sheet in a safe place in your binder.
    • You could also create a contact in your smartphone for your password (don’t name the contact passwords) Think of something else clever :)

If you think someone has your password, you should change it.

Stop by the Tech Help Desk in 904 Lab at school for help.