Passwords are today the basis of authentication of users against computer systems. In addition to verifying the legitimacy of a login, passwords are also used to encrypt data.
The following rules must be met when choosing your password:
- the password should be at least 12 characters long,
- a relatively secure password must consist of a mixture of (at least one) uppercase letters (A - Z), lowercase letters (a - z) and digits (0 - 9), but not umlauts or ß,
- there should be at least one of the following special characters # % & * _ - + = ( ) : ; < > , . ? but not a blank (space character)
Attention. Please consider the allowed characters of your applications!
- it should not be a word or name of a known language,
- it should not be a keyboard sequence like e.g. "qwerty" or "asdfgh,
- password should be entered unobserved,
- the password should be meaningless for other users.