I love that our work Windows Password Policy is set for strong passwords – i.e. when you set your password, it must be longer than 8 letters, contain a mixture of upper and lower case letters, and at least one number, and not contain your name (or significant chunks of your name). There are reasonably sophisticated chunks of logic embedded in the system to prevent you from breaching any of these conditions, and you are forced to keep trying until you come up with a password that fits the schema.

“Password1” seems to be OK though.

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