Blue Access for Employers

Blue Access for MembersSM (BAMSM) Password Update

In our continuing effort to help keep your employees’ personal information safe, we have updated the criteria for BAM passwords. The next time your employees log in to BAM, they may be asked to create a stronger password.

Stronger Password Guidelines
The password must include the following:

  • Include 8 to 40 characters
  • Must include a mix of an uppercase letter, a lowercase letter, a number and a special character
  • Include one of the following special characters: ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) { } [ ~
  • Not include repeating characters (e.g., “aaa111”)
  • Not include sequential letters or numbers (e.g., “abc123”)

In addition, the following guidelines — while not required — can further help your employees create a more secure password:

  • Don’t include personal information (e.g., first name, last name, birth date).
  • Make sure the user name and password are different.
  • Change the password often.
  • Make sure a new password isn’t the same as the last six passwords.
  • Never share the password with anyone via email or any other means.
  • Never write the password down.