ADS Reference 545mau

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Password Creation Standards

Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapter 545

Full Revision Date: 09/14/2017
Responsible Office: M/CIO/IA
File Name: 545mau _091417


USAID has adopted the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) mandated standard desktop security configuration, the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC), which establishes standards for creating passwords. Standard password requirements have also been adopted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and have been incorporated into the NIST’s Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) and Special Publications (SPs) in an effort to remain compliant with FDCC standards.


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