Password and Security Standards for RACC Faculty and Staff.
- Password History: 6 (system remembers the last 6 passwords)
- Maximum Password Age: 90 days - you are required to change your password - passwords expire in 90 days
- Minimum Password Length: 8 characters
- Password Complexity: minimum of 1 lower case, 1 upper case, 1 numeral or special character
- Account Lockout Policy: 3 failed attempts
- Account lockout duration: 15 minutes duration with reset available after 15 minutes
- Password expire notification displays from 15 days prior until 1 day prior to the expiration date, then the user is locked out until the password change is made
Microsoft Tips for Creating Strong Passwords.