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Password Rules - Impact on Users with Cognitive Disabilities


From: Pooja.Nahata@cognizant.com
Date: Oct 27, 2014 2:54PM

Hello All,

Does anyone have experience with password rules which might impact the digital experience for users with cognitive disabilities.

For example would the following password rule be too onerous and difficult to remember for users with cognitive disabilities?

Password Must be 8 - 20 characters. Must include at least one lower-case letter and one number. No symbols may be used. Cannot be one of six previous passwords.

Look forward to your thoughts.

Thanks in advance.

Pooja Nahata

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