UAB Password / Passphrase Standard
Acceptable Use PolicyData Protection and Security PolicyUAB IT Security Practices
Related FormsBlazerID Application Registration FormIT Standards Exception Request Form
The purpose of this standard is to define password / passphrase requirements for users, servers, and applications at UAB.
This standard applies to all users and systems at UAB which utilize BlazerIDs.
The Office of the Vice President for Information Technology is responsible for this standard and will programmatically enforce it through the UAB IT Enterprise Identity Management (IDM) organization. Exceptions for authorized non-compliance to the UAB Password / Passphrase Standard must be documented (in writing) and approved by the requestor's departmental IT representative, the requestor's Dean and/or Vice President, and the UAB Enterprise Information Security Council (chaired by the UAB Chief Information Security Officer.) Exceptions will only be granted in situations where risks are appropriately mitigated.
E. Douglas Rigney, PhD, Vice President of Information Technology
December 13, 2013