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Sector password policy

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Drupal Sitebuilder
Sector Starter kit

The Sector Starter Kit includes the Drupal Password Policy module - it allows sitebuilders to configure granular password policies. 

Updates in Sector 10

We have moved the Sector Password Policy into a more comprehensive Sector Security module that is included in the Sector 10 Starter Kit. 

Assessing and adapting your password policy 

In New Zealand the New Zealand Information Security Manual defines guidelines and tools to define your site's specific password policy based on your threat level. Need more help? offers helpful advice.  

Policy Methods  Sector 9.x  Sector 10 Your responsibilities
Sector Password policy
  • Password expiry: after 90 days
  • Password character length: at least 12
  • Minimum password character types: 3
  • Number of allowed repeated
  • passwords: 0

Applies to all roles

yes  yes Enable and assess policy for your needs.

To learn more about additional options for your password policy, read more in the Password Policy module documentation.  

To configure your own password policy, go to:


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