An Easy Recipe for a Secure Password 1. Take two common words; e.g., 'hours' and 'tree.' 2. Add a number, and use as your password; e.g., '9hourstree,' 'hours9tree,' or 'treehours9.' NOTE that you can't use words that form a natural compound, such as 'yard' and 'arm.'
In addition to being between eight and 32 characters, a valid Amherst password must obey the following rules: