What are the password requirements for my account?

Passwords must:

  • Be at least 7 characters long
  • Contain at least one alpha character:  A-Z, a-z
  • Contain at least one numeric character:  0-9
  • Contain at least one special character:  ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) { } [ ] – _ = + ` ~ ; ‘ ” ? / , < > or .
  • Not be too similar to your last password
  • Not be too similar to your name
  • Not be found in the dictionary (words 4 characters or less are acceptable)

A password’s strength increases with its length, complication of characters used and the frequency of changes.  Please refer to the password help page for suggestions in selecting a complex and secure password.

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