Creating strong passwords

Creating a strong password is fundamental to protecting yourself, the university, and our students.

We are implementing further enhancements to our password management system which will ensure you are choosing a strong password, helping to protect Charles Sturt accounts and data.

The next time you change your password there will be an additional check which will validate your new password against a list of known weak passwords.

If you attempt to create a password that does not meet the password strength criteria or is on the known weak password list, you will receive an error message directing you to choose a different password.

One way to ensure your password is strong is to use a passphrase. Remember your Charles Sturt password can be up to 30 characters long.

It's time to choose your new password matrix

Find out more about password management at Charles Sturt.

Contact the IT Service Desk for support.