One of the largest cyber security vulnerabilities lies with improper and/or ineffective password management. Below are a few high-impact and effective best practices to help equip you and your teams.


  1. Keep your login ID and passwords to yourself
  2. Use antivirus software at home and at work
  3. Use the screen lock or log off your computer when you are away
  4. Report security incidents immediately to your IT service team
  5. Enable multi-factor authentication where possible


  1. Use the same password for every email, web or network account
  2. Share your password to anyone over email, text, or instant message
  3. Share your individual password with a manager, family member, or coworker
  4. Reveal a password on questionnaires or security forms
  5. Use the “Remember Password” feature of applications on any public network or system (conference rooms, hotels, coffee shops, etc.)