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Liebe Benutzer,

falls jemand glaubt, dass die Guidelines fuer Passwoerter am WSR restriktiv
sind, so bitte ich diese(n) das folgende zu lesen :-)

Michael
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> From jokes-digest-owner@csv.warwick.ac.uk Tue Aug 20 11:01:41 MES 1996
> Date: Tue, 20 Aug 1996 08:01:32 +0100 (BST)
> Message-Id: <21840.199608200701@thistle.csv.warwick.ac.uk>
> Subject: jokes-digest: password.txt
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> From: esuvy@csv.warwick.ac.uk (Peter Bishop)
> Sender: esuvy@csv.warwick.ac.uk (Peter Bishop)
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> Paul Ashton <paul@argo.demon.co.uk>
> Newsgroups: comp.security.unix
> Subject: Advice on password security guidelines
> 
> Hi,
> my boss has asked me for comments and improvements on his new password
> security policy. To me, it seems a bit severe. If anyone can offer any
> additional suggestions please do, here goes...
> 
> For immediate issue:
> Password changing guidelines V2.2b
> 
> Due to new security policies, the following guidelines have
> been issued to assist in choosing new passwords. Please follow
> them closely.
> 
> Passwords must conform to at least 21 of the following attributes.
> 
> 1.  Minimum length 8 characters
> 2.  Not in any dictionary.
> 3.  No word or phrase bearing any connection to the holder.
> 4.  Containing no characters in the ASCII character set.
> 5.  No characters typeable on a Sun type 5 keyboard
> 6.  No subset of one character or more must have appeared on
>     Usenet news, /dev/mem, rand(3), or the King James bible (version
>     0.1alpha)
> 7.  Must be quantum theoretically secure, i.e. must automatically change
>     if observed (to protect against net sniffing).
> 8.  Binary representation must not contain any of the sequences 00 01 10 11,
>     commonly known about in hacker circles.
> 9.  Be provably different from all other passwords on the internet.
> 10. Not be representable in any human language or written script.
> 11. Colour passwords must use a minimum 32 bit pallette.
> 12. Changed prior to every use.
> 13. Resistant to revelation under threat of physical violence.
> 14. Contain tissue samples of at least 3 vital organs.
> 15. Incontravertible by OJ Simpsons lawyers.
> 16. Undecodable by virtue of application of 0 way hash function.
> 17. Odourless, silent, invisible, tasteless, weightless, shapeless, lacking
>     form and inert.
> 18. Contain non-linear random S-boxes (without a backdoor).
> 19. Self-escrowable to enable authorities to capture kiddie-porn people
>     and baddies but not the goodies ("but we'll only decode it with a
>     court order, honest").
> 20. Not decryptable by exhaustive application of possible one time pads.
> 
> Due to the severity of the restrictions, if the password is entered
> incorrectly 3 times at login time, you will be asked if you would like to
> pick a new one.
> 
> Please add guidelines to the above and adjust the minimum conformation
> requirement, if applicable.
> 
> MidSeaBank PLC, London, UK +44 555 7727
> MidSeaBank confidential - not to be distributed to baddies.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Peter Bishop. [esuvy@csv.warwick.ac.uk]
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>   TUESDAY 20 AUGUST 1996 
> 
> 


-- 
                        Michael P. Demelbauer
          WSR (Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Rechenzentrum)	
			LUGA (Linux User Group Austria)
                 The reasonable man adapts himself to the world.
	The unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
	         Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.



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