PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD:
Regardless of account type, every employee is expected to protect their password.
It is also important that you do not share your UWF password inadvertently:
In the case of a departmental account, be sure that the password is only shared with those who have a need to know. Departmental accounts reflect a department's reputation and staff need to consistently protect the account and the password. Also, it is very important that when an employee who has access to a departmental account password leaves the department that the password BE CHANGED.
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CREATE A SECURE PASSWORD:
You can create a strong password by using a "pass-phrase" and then change the phrase into an acronym. Be sure that your phrase starts with a letter and includes at least one number. For example, your pass-phrase might be "I drive 24 miles to work." Using the first letter of every word and your numbers, your acronym could be "Id24mtw." Here's another example, "Turn right on Chemstrand to go home." The resulting acronym from this phrase could be "TroC2gh."
There are three requirements for an ArgoNet password. It must:
A weak password is one of the most frequent items targeted by a hacker. If your password is compromised then any account or information you can access with that password could be at risk. Protect yourself and safeguard University data by creating a strong password.
KNOW YOUR ACCOUNTS:
As a UWF employee, you may have one or more ArgoNet accounts and passwords:
|Account Type||Available Services||Purpose|
|Individual(personal)||Email, calendar, Argus, H: and I: drives, ArgoAir, eDesktop||To conduct University business|
|Student||Email, calendar, Argus, H: and I: drives, ArgoAir, eDesktop, eLearning||To complete coursework|
|Departmental||Email, calendar, H: and I: drives||To conduct departmental or organizational business|
Depending on job functions, an employee may also have a “Banner” account.