Strong Password Requirements

Strong Password Requirements

Strong Password Protocol (Password Requirements):

 

As part of increasing cybersecurity and protecting the college’s data, we will be rolling out new password standards for your EGCC account.
The new standards will require to reset your passwords and comply with the Strong Password Protocol outlined below.
 

Minimum Password Length: 14 Characters

Cannot use any of the previous 6 Passwords

 

Password Must Contain:

At Least 1 Uppercase Letters (A through Z)

Lowercase Letters (a through z)

At least 1 Number (0-9)

At least 1 Special Characters: (~!@#$%^&*_-+=`|\(){}[]:;"'<>,.?/)

Cannot contain more than two symbols from the user's account name or display name

 

Password cannot be any or contain any of the following:

password

gators

gateway

egcc

eastern

steubenville

youngstown

pittsburgh

pirates

steelers

cowboys

browns

penguins

starwars

123456789

qwerty

semester

abcd1234

monkey

football

princess

basketball

password123

sunshine

computer

samsung

lenovo

superman

target

baseball

test

welcome

hello

graduate

status

hunter

secret

freedom

internet

forever

xxxxxxx

professor

instructor

college

school

spring

summer

fall

winter

education


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