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Policy No. IT004

Policy Statement

Fashion Institute of Technology (“FIT” or “the college”) is committed to a secure information technology environment in support of its mission. As passwords are a vital component of system security, this policy was instituted to establish a standard for the creation of strong passwords, the protection of those passwords, and the frequency of changing passwords. This policy sets the minimum threshold for passwords that protect the privacy of FIT academic, business, and research information. This policy applies to all information systems at FIT.

Who is Affected by This Policy

All persons who are provided an account on the colleges network or systems, including employees, guests, contractors, partners, and suppliers.    

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator: Vice President for Information Technology and CIO
  • Responsible Office: Office of Information Technology
  • Implementation History: Issued April 2006; Updated July 2014, November 2016
  • Contact: Office of the Vice President for IT and CIO

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IT004, Password  (.pdf)
This PDF document is the official version of this policy.