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[5.8] Change password min length to 8 #25957
This PR updates the default minimum password length to be 8 (the current default is 6).
Last year, NIST published new standards on memorized secrets (i.e. user passwords), stipulating in Section 184.108.40.206:
Password length is only a part of a security strategy employed by the framework, but the move to an 8-character minimum is long overdue.
Please let me know if there are any questions or comments. Thanks!