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Hello everyone,

Due to the recent issues going around with security and hacking, I am going to be sending our how to's and security alerts to keep you informed of the latest issues and concerns. To start, I am sending out this email to remind you to change your password every 90 days to keep your accounts secure. This is a simple how to in order to make that happen.

There are 2 ways to do this

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL and click change password. If your PC is connected to your office domain they this will change your email and pc password.

2) Non - Domain connected you can login to your browser based email (webmail) and click the gear in the upper right corner. If you see change password your all set. If you don't see that but see options, click that and then expand general and click my account. In the bottom right of that window you will see change password.

Words of advice on passwords:

Use a minimum password length of 8 or more characters (required).
Include lowercase and uppercase alphabetic characters, numbers and symbols if permitted.
Generate passwords randomly where feasible.
Avoid using the same password twice (e.g., across multiple user accounts and/or software systems).
Avoid character repetition, keyboard patterns, dictionary words, letter or number sequences, usernames, relative or pet names, romantic links (current or past) and biographical information (e.g., ID numbers, ancestors' names or dates).
Avoid using information that is or might become publicly associated with the user or the account.
Avoid using information that the user's colleagues and/or acquaintances might know to be associated with the user.
Do not use passwords which consist wholly of any simple combination of the aforementioned weak components.

Also, due to several hacks over the last few years to companies like Adobe,Dropbox and LinkedIn, you can no longer be sure your passwords for external services are secure. We suggest you use a different password for each different service to prevent a mass hack to all your accounts.

I know this is alot but with all the recent password hacks and security issues I just want to keep you informed. As always if you have any questions or need assistance with resetting your password, please feel free to contact us at 480-900-2123 or by sending an email to support@qbitz.com.


Jeff Wisdom
Qbitz LLC

Please send all support requests to support@qbitz.com


Qbitz LLC

Gilbert, AZ 85298


Email: info@qbitz.com      
Phone: 480-900-2123 


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