Information Technology

Mainframe Account Users: New Minimum Password Length Takes Effect This Month

Beginning Tuesday, September 25, 2007, Information Technology will require users with mainframe accounts to increase their password to a minimum length of seven characters. This change is to further secure access to Postal Service™ systems and protect our users. Your password still must be strong, which means the password must be hard to guess.

Mainframe users, you can change your password to the new minimum standard now, or wait for your current pass­word to expire. Whichever you choose, you can use the following requirements to choose your new password:

What to do when you choose your password

Make your password:

What not to do when you choose your password

Do not make your password:

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