March 20, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Because of the abrupt shift to working remotely and all learning online, UNH suspended the requirement for password changes until further notice. Please do not attempt to change your password while off-site.
If you have received an email telling you to change your password, you should ignore it. University-owned computers are connected with your accounts and changing the password while not on the university network can cause access issues. UNH will notify everyone before resuming a regular...
January 21, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
To: All USNH EmployeesFrom: Bill Poirier, USNH Chief Information OfficerDate: January 17, 2020Subject: USNH Password Policy
The USNH Password Policy (linked below) unifies password management requirements, processes, and technical policy to enforce access management controls across all USNH institutions. This policy was approved by the USNH Admin Board and becomes effective on January 20, 2020.
For most employees, compliance with this policy doesn't require any immediate action. Your...
October 11, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
On Monday, October 28, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) will enact a new password policy based on current industry standards. The new, low impact policy will apply to all USNH applications and campuses. The new standards call for a password between 14-64 characters with no complexity (for example, it can be all lowercase) and no limits on special characters.
USNH employees will stay on their current password change schedule. After October 28, once employees satisfy the new...