New Password Expiry Notice

IT security policy requires password changes every 180 days. In order to achieve this, passwords are set to expire approximately every 180 days. Warnings and reminders are sent in the period running up to password expiry times. The password expiry noticed issued by IT Services has changed recently. The new notice looks like this. If … Continue reading “New Password Expiry Notice”

Password Policy

People sometimes question why we have a policy that requires people to change their passwords every six months.   The question is often asked following publication of articles suggesting that abandoning password expiry should be considered.  This blog entry explains the current position which has recently been reviewed and accepted by ISSG, the University group responsible … Continue reading “Password Policy”