Password policy for Microsoft accounts

CEU enforces a password policy for the Microsoft accounts to enhance security and data protection. Accordingly, users are required to change their Microsoft password once every year.

The password must meet the following complexity requirements:

  • it must be of at least 12 characters
  • contain a combination of at least three (3) of the following type of characters: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, symbols (punctuation marks)
  • must not contain the user’s user name
  • the new password cannot be the same as previous passwords

For more information please visit the IT intranet site.