Back to basics with IT security

Back to basics with IT security

At UF Health, we manage a large amount of protected information on a daily basis. Often, this leads to staff members creating simple and easy-to-guess passwords for the sake of convenience.

Passwords are your first defense against cyber attacks. Follow the tips below to safeguard your work-related digital properties and information.


  • Be smart and create easy-to-remember, hard-to-guess passwords.
  • Create a strong password with at least eight characters and uppercase and lowercase letters, symbols and numbers.
  • Change passwords often.
  • Do not share your passwords or leave them where they can be easily found.

Call UF Health IT Security at 352-265-0526, or visit