In order to keep your personal information secure, it is important to choose a strong password.
The strength of a password depends on the different types of characters that you
use, the overall length of the password, and whether the password can be found
in a dictionary.
Microsoft offers a password strength checker
Important Facts About Account Passwords
A strong password typically:
o Contains at least 8 characters
o Contains BOTH lower case letters and upper case letters
o Contains at least one number
o Contains at least one special character [“!”,”?”, “#”, etc.]
Never write your password down on a piece of paper and tape it to your monitor,
under your keyboard or any area where it can be found by another user.
Do not use the same password for multiple websites
Types of Passwords to Avoid
Passwords less than 6 characters