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What makes a good password?
Viewed 43647 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
What makes a good password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff The Edinburgh Napier Password Policy requires that passwords meet the following criteria: Must be at least 15 characters in length Must not contain your name or Edinburgh Napier n... Read More
How do I change my password?
Viewed 27746 times since Thu, Mar 17, 2016
How do I change my password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Please note: due to Cyber Essentials you can only change your password from an on campus University desktop or managed laptop - find out more.  When you change your network passwo... Read More
How do I reset a forgotten password?
Viewed 23637 times since Thu, Mar 17, 2016
How  do I reset a forgotten password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff If you have registered for the new Self-Service Password Reset service (SSPR) you can reset your password by: Visiting https://mypassword.napier.ac.uk/  Clicking on the ... Read More
What format does my University password need to be in?
Viewed 19484 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
What format does my University password need to be in? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff The University's Password Policy requires your password to be in the following format: Must contain at least 15 characters  Can contain lowercase l... Read More
Should I save my password when prompted?
Viewed 16687 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
Should I save my password when prompted? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff You should never save your password when prompted.   Always click No. Enabling the system to automatically insert your password is like not having a password at all.... Read More
How can I choose a secure, easy to remember password?
Viewed 16070 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
How can I choose a secure, easy to remember password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff To create a strong password, simply choose 3 random words. Numbers, symbols and combinations of upper and lower case can be used if you feel you need to ... Read More
Can I reuse a password?
Viewed 15707 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
Can I reuse a password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff  It is really important that you do not use the same password more than once as it will put you and the University’s systems at risk. When changing your password you will be ask... Read More