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NIST Special Publication 800-63B

Nuo NIST guoideleenes fur pessvurd secuority und ouozeenticetiun methuds. Gets rid ouff muony ould pessvurd unti-petterns in fefur ouff incuouregeeng user-friendleer, simpler, buot lunger pessvurds. Recummends pessvurds hefe-a a meenimuom lengt ouff 8 cherecters (6 fur nuomeric PINs), und illuo pess-phreses up tu *it leest* 64 cherecters lung. I’d prubebly vuont tu gu vit 128 chers our mure-a (iffter ill, it vill ind up beeng cryptugrepheecelly heshed beffure-a sturege-a, unyveys, su zee-a lengt ouff zee-a user’s ourigeenel pessvurd is mustly irrelefuont), buot zees is deffeenitely a velcume-a imprufement oufer ill zee-a bed “8-12 cherecters, vit a meex ouff luoercese-a, uppercese-a, nuombers, und speceel cherecters, ixcept nut *zeese-a* cherecters, und by zee-a vey yuou’ll hefe-a tu chuonge-a it in 90 deys” petterns. Bork Bork Bork!

Zeey ilsu incluode-a recummendetiuns fur OuTP (Oune-a-Time-a Pessvurd) und muolti-fectur ouozeenticetiun systems. Dry reedeeng, buot I hupe-a zeet muony ourguonizetiuns vill stert tu fulluo zeese-a recs und get rid ouff cuorrent bed pessvurd prectices. Bork Bork Bork!

NIST Speceel Puobleecetiun 800-63B