FOR ALL HU IT SYSTEMS
All current student, faculty and staff can use the password management system, to conveniently register and update their password information.
- Self-service password reset
- Create and remember only one password to gain access to all the systems
- Manage account unlock
- Password expiry notification on email
- Real-Time password synchronize across all the systems
- Assistance in the event of a forgotten password
HU Domain Password Requirements
- Minimum Length – 10 characters
- Maximum Length – 24 characters
- Passwords should be based upon the following four types of characters:
- Special characters such as
- Passwords are case sensitive whereas the user name or login ID is not
- Maximum password age – 90 days (change upon email intimation)
- Minimum password age – 01 day
- Account lockout threshold – 5 failed login attempts
- Last 3 passwords must not be reused
HU IT maintains confidentiality, integrity & availability of information and communication technology systems at campus. HU community can avoid or reduce any disruption by ensuring following points**.
**HU IT security policy also applies
- Practice good password management.
- Never leave your devices unattended.
- Always be careful when clicking on attachments or links in email.
- Sensitive browsing, such as banking or shopping, should only be done on a device that belongs to you, on a network that you trust.
- Back up your data regularly.
- Use a virus scanner on your PC.
- Be conscientious of what you plug in to your computer.
- Watch what you’re sharing on social networks.
- Offline, be wary of social engineering, where someone attempts to gain information from you through manipulation.
- Be sure to monitor your accounts for any suspicious activity.
- Immediately report an information security incident to the HU service desk.
Policies and Guidelines
HU IT contributes in development, implementation, monitoring and evolution of IT related policies and strategies that are fundamental for successful delivery of world-class IT to the HU community. IT policies are accessible through intranet portals; all HU IT users are required to adhere to these policies.