For maximum security, observe these guidelines when creating and maintaining your passwords:
Passwords must contain at least:
@); the "number" sign (
#); or the "ampersand" (
Words constructed with similar-looking number substitutions (i.e.,
i ); as in:
Note: Passwords are case sensitive. The lowercase
is a different letter than an uppercase
C . Make sure
Caps Lock key is not on, unless you intend to enter all
Avoid using personal data for your password such as your name, birthday, or phone number (or those of your children or significant other) Do not write your Network ID username and password in the same place.
Never share your password with anyone.
Never send anyone your password in e-mail (even if the e-mail seems official).
Change your password every six months.