When you get your Username and Password for the Safer Schools Portal in your Welcome Email, you might decide to change your password. Use this article to ensure you set a strong password.
Top Tip: Click here to learn how to change your password on the Safer Schools Portal.
✅ DO change your password frequently, at least every 90 days.
✅ DO disable stored passwords & clear those already stored on your computer.
✅ DO use a different password for each account.
✅ DO use a longer password as they are stronger.
✅ DO add complexity - numbers, symbols and capital letters.
Top Tip: Using complexity can make a simple password strong, for example, 'Pa5Sw0rD-!£' is stronger than 'Password'.
❌ DON'T reuse passwords for multiple accounts.
❌ DON'T click yes when a site offers to 'Remember your Password'.
❌ DON'T use birthdays, quotes or pet names.
❌ DON'T use anything people will associate with you.
❌ DON'T share your passwords or store them on a shared device.
Top Tip: Read more on the importance of cybersecurity in our blog here.
Still need help? Contact the Safer Schools support service using the Live Chat Icon on the bottom left-hand side of the webpage. Alternatively, you can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02896005777.