Procedures for Password management

  • Act number: UFV 2013/1490
  • Decision maker: Head of Division
  • Decision date: 2013-11-06
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  • Processing body: Security and safety division
  • Document type: Procedures


About the document

Table of contents

This document specifies Uppsala University's procedures for the quality and handling of passwords, in accordance with the Swedish Academic Identity Federation’s (SWAMID) assurance profile and password policy[1].

The purpose of the procedures is to support the secure handling of passwords at the university, personal as well as system-managed, in order to protect the university's information in various systems from unauthorized users.

The procedures apply to all IT services and systems at the university and include both password quality and password protection. They are based on on the university's procedures for information security (UFV 2017/93) and the procedures for risk management (UFV 2018/211).


[1], 2021-02-26

Last modified: 2021-11-18