Weekly Cyber Tips


  • Ensure to change default passwords at first logon before using any application.

  • Ensure that If an account or password is suspected to have been compromised, report the incident to IT Department and ensure you change all passwords immediately.

  • Adhere to Manitoulin group of company password policy.


  • Don’t reveal a password to your line manager or any colleague

  • Don’t reveal a password over the phone to anyone or in a mail message

  • Don’t talk about a password in front of others

  • Don’t hint at the format of a password (e.g., “my family name”).

  • Don’t reveal a password on questionnaires or security forms.

  • Don’t share a password with family members.

  • Don’t reveal a password to a co-worker while on vacation or leave.

  • Don’t write passwords down and store them anywhere in your office.

  • Passwords should not be transmitted in a clear or plaintext, they must always be encrypted while being transmitted.

  • Passwords must not be displayed when entered in an input field.

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