New year will bring new password standards

BlazerID and password screenUAB will implement new password standards effective January 1, 2014 for all active Blazer ID users. These new standards will introduce several requirements designed to improve security.

Going forward, student passwords must:
  • contain a minimum of 8 characters and a maximum of 32 characters
  • use of at least three of the following sets: lowercase letters, capital letters, numbers, and symbols
  • be changed every 180 days (every 90 days if you are also a UAB employee)
  • be different from your previous six passwords

Additional information about UAB's new password standards is available here.  Questions should be directed to AskIT