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https://www.microsoft.com/.../06/Microsoft_Password_Guidance-1.pdf

Microsoft Password Guidance Robyn Hicock, rhicock@microsoft.com Microsoft Identity Protection Team Purpose This paper provides Microsoft’s recommendations for password management based on current research and lessons from our own experience as one of the largest Identity Providers (IdPs) in the world. It

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/publication/password-guidance

This paper provides Microsoft’s recommendations for password management based on current research and lessons from our own experience as one of the largest Identity Providers (IdPs) in the world. It covers recommendations for end users and identity administrators. Microsoft sees over 10 million username/password pair attacks every day. This gives us a unique vantage point […]

https://info.microsoft.com/MicrosoftPasswordGuidance.html

Defending against more than 10 million attacks involving passwords each day, we at Microsoft take authentication very seriously. Along the way we’ve learned a thing or two about how to best manage passwords and educate users about simple steps to safeguard their accounts.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/admin/misc/password...

Password guidance for your users. Here's some password guidance for users in your organization. Make sure to let your users know about these recommendations and enforce the recommended password policies at the organizational level. Don't use a password that is the same or similar to one you use on any other websites.

https://docs.microsoft.com/.../minimum-password-length

Describes the best practices, location, values, policy management, and security considerations for the Minimum password length security policy setting. Reference. The Minimum password length policy setting determines the least number of characters that can make up a password for a user account. You can set a value of between 1 and 14 characters ...