Dear Home Office,
The Cyber Aware campaign ( https://www.cyberaware.gov.uk/ ) recommends using "strong passwords made up of three random words".
I would like to know how that advice was arrived upon, and as such I'd like to request under the Freedom of Information Act the following information:
1. Copies of research conducted by the Home Office that has lead to this advice being given
2. Copies of (or links to) research conducted by other bodies that has lead to this advice being given
3. Communication between the Home Office and the National Cyber Security Centre or anybody else relating to this advice
Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.
This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 41654). We will aim to send you a full response by 28/11/2016 which is twenty working days from the date we received your request.
If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.
Dear John Smith
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