With Strict Password Standards, any Hippo User to the Hippo program must have a strong password.
Strong Password: a password that is not easy to access by trial or guesswork and contains a variety of characters
The rules to a strict password are as follows:
Passwords must be a minimum of 8 characters long and...
Passwords must contain:
One English uppercase letter (A-Z)
One English lowercase letter (a-z)
One Number (0-9)
One special character (symbols such as !, $, #, %)
After five failed login attempts, a User is locked out for a 15 min. period. To increase security, when a user attempts to log in again while being locked out and fails, the lockout time period resets to 15 minutes.
Only the system administrators have the ability to reset the account password. Admins, click here to learn more
Resetting the user password will not unlock the account. The user will have to wait the 15 minutes
Also, it is suggested that Users change the password after the first login, every 90 days, and never the same password as the previous five passwords used.
Passwords cannot contain the User's username, first or last name, nor any of the following: password, hippo, office, 12345, 98765
The Strict Password Standard setting helps restrict cybersecurity issues within your organization.