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Old 01-17-2019, 05:21 PM
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twenty, pffft my password spreadsheet has 300 entries. for home use,
I have to change passwords every 60-90 days on numerous accounts at work. many have rqmts of 14-16 characters. plus access PINs
yes i do forget sometimes.

the clown at NIST way back when came up with the idea that passwords should be hard to remember. he had no idea what he was doing and has later admitted it.
longer = better.
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Old 01-17-2019, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by boltonblue View Post
twenty, pffft my password spreadsheet has 300 entries. for home use,
I have to change passwords every 60-90 days on numerous accounts at work. many have rqmts of 14-16 characters. plus access PINs
yes i do forget sometimes.

the clown at NIST way back when came up with the idea that passwords should be hard to remember. he had no idea what he was doing and has later admitted it.
longer = better.
For most of my accounts I use variations of "password". No one will every guess that one.
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Old 01-17-2019, 06:08 PM
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The password requirement I "really" love is the one I use to log into my VA account aproximately every 5 months or so to get hearing aid batteries:
The password must be changed every 60 days (even though I use it at most three times a year.) So, of course the last one I used is expired.
It must not be a duplicate of one I have ever used before.
It must contain the following: At least 12 characters long, one special character, one capital letter, one number, and one lower case letter.
I realize I'm logging into some kind of DOD website, but this is rediculous!

Jerry MA, you have probably encountered the same restrictions.
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Old 01-18-2019, 05:47 AM
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At a prior employer we had those rules AND you couldn't re-use a single character in the new password from the prior password.
You clouldn't change your password remotely nd had to be physically plugged into the network.
For a guy who was always traveling to customer sites and working remotely. not ideal.
Of course they also had the laptop set up to do a full virus scrub everytime on power up.
it ran at the highest priority so the laptop was slow as SH!^ for about a half hour and would kill about halkf of your battery.

ask me about 3atMysh0rt$ someday.
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