Password Policy

Date Approved:10-1-2020
Last Revision:10-1-2020
Last Reviewed:10-1-2020
Approved By:President
Oversight Unit:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-TECHNICAL SERVICES
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Purpose

This policy identifies and governs authentication controls to protect data and privacy.

Applicability

All users of NMU network resources, including but not limited to Faculty, Staff, Retirees, and Students. The Policy applies to administrative data, systems that access university data, media that store data, and other data as determined by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). 

Policy

Northern Michigan University’s CISO or designate will develop and implement appropriate password controls for NMU’s network systems. The controls will be documented in procedures approved by the CISO.