- Group accounts and personal accounts alike should consider using a password manager to keep all of your passwords in one secure place.
- For group accounts, it’s especially important to document user access and privileges.
- Consider using a passphrase rather than a password
*Passphrase: A passphrase is a sequence of words or other text used to control access to a computer system, program or data. A passphrase is similar to a password in usage, but is generally longer for added security.
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- Wherever available, multi-factor authentication (such as two-step authentication), should be implemented on any account, especially accounts officially representing the University.
- For more information on multi-factor authentication per specific platforms reference their links below:
- Establish and implement a best practices guideline for all users with access to an account.
- Prior to granting users access to an account ensure that they understand the mission and goals of the account.
- Limit access to devices that are not owned by the user.
- For more information regarding best practices on social media follow the links below: