How to secure your passwords

  1. Make sure you use different passwords for all of your online accounts – EDEX, Gmail, Authy, Yahoo, Telegram app.
  2. When entering your password, make sure no one watches you. No cats, no dogs, no robots, and no cameras too.
  3. Always log off your accounts if you leave your house and there is someone around — it takes only a while for someone to steal or modify your passwords.
  4. To stop key loggers (keystroke loggers) and other malware, using robust safety tools like anti-virus and firewalls.
  5. Do not enter passwords on machines (such as internet cafés or library computers), because they might have malware that extracts your passwords.
  6. Avoid entering passwords when using unsecured Wi-Fi connections (like at the local coffee shop or airport) — bad actors can intercept your passwords over unsecured Wifi connections.
  7. Don’t tell anyone your password. Keep your passwords safe by keeping them to yourself. Your trusted friend now might not be your friend in the future.
  8. You shall regularly change your passwords and not reused a password for at least 12 months, depending on the security of the information covered.
  9. Do use at least 8 characters of lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers, and symbols in your password.
  10. Do write down your passwords, just keep them away from your computer and mixed in with other numbers and letters so it’s not apparent that it’s a password.
  11. Do not open suspicious looking emails or links. They could download viruses to your phone or laptop.
  12. Use a password manager to store + manage your passwords like Lastpass.
  13. Never send your EDEX password to anyone online or any Support Team. Do not send it to the Gmail Team, EDEX Support Team, your company IT staff, etc. Your password is like a toothbrush, do not share it. EDEX Password resets can be done online.

Regards,

EDEX Support Team



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