Guidelines for creating a password


- choose a word from a dictionary

- use personal information such as your name, make of car etc.

- tell anyone your passwd

- write your password down anywhere

- use the password you were given when you first got your account on the system.


- choose an obscure password preferably between 6 and 8 characters in length, of mixed case and containing at least one non-alphanumeric character such as ! or @

- change your password at regular intervals

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