Safe usage of your McGill username and password

Published: 2 October 2023

Weak or stolen passwords are hackers’ primary points of entry. If you use the same password for various accounts (even if it a strong password), a security breach for one of those accounts puts all accounts at risk.

If you are prompted to create new credentials, make sure to create a unique password for your new account and:

  • Do not re-use your McGill password.
  • Do not create similar passwords [i.e. companyname01, companyname02, companyname03].
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