Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2016 10:22:18 +0200 From: Patrick Proniewski <patpro@...pro.net> To: passwords@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Password creation policies On 08 avr. 2016, at 08:36, Per Thorsheim wrote: >>> law saying we are not allowed to write down our passwords. >>> Something I'm trying to change btw. >> >> Do you have some pointers to countries with law banning the >> write-down of passwords? > > Received from an employee at a Polish university in spring of 2014: > -- > Just for your information (to add to the curiosities list), I have found > the formal reason for the requirement to change passwords every 30 days > ../.. > Rough translation: "In case when users are authenticated by password, > the password must be changed no less than once every 30 days. The > password must be at least 6 characters long." That's about changing passwords every 30 days, not the interdiction of writing those passwords somewhere. I've google-trad the full PDF but couldn't find such interdiction. But that's no big deal. And I find pretty amusing they wrote in a law the minimum length of passwords :) (and that limit is obviously too low). patpro
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