- Do not use all or part of the user’s first name, last name or account name.
- Use at least eight characters.
- Do not use one of the user’s 24 previous passwords.
- Do not use hyphens.
- Use characters from three of the four following categories:
- English uppercase characters (A through Z)
- English lowercase characters (a through z)
- Base 10 digits (0 through 9)
- Non-alphabetic characters (e.g. $, #, %)
For more information, review the Blackbaud Hosting Services user guides .