Never write passwords down.
Never send a password through email.
Never include a password in a non-encrypted stored document.
Never tell anyone your password.
Never reveal your password over the telephone.
Never hint at the format of your password.
Never reveal or hint at your password on a form on the internet.
Report any suspician of your password being broken to your IT computer security
If anyone asks for your password, refer them to your IT computer security office.
Don't use common acronyms as part of your password.
Don't use common words or reverse spelling of words in part of your password.
Don't use names of people or places as part of your password.
Don't use part of your login name in your password.
Don't use parts of numbers easily remembered such as phone numbers, social security
numbers, or street addresses.