We will ensure that:

The Department of Education and Training ICT security practices and procedures are guided by whole-of-government standards and guidelines including the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM) and the Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF).

Increasing your safety online

Protecting your computer

You should:

Other steps you should take help protect your computer include:

Protecting your password

Some websites administered by this Department may require you to use a password. You should:

Creating a password

Your password needs to be between 10 and 15 characters in length, contain no spaces and contain characters or digits from at least 3 of the following:

Make sure your password isn't easy to guess and keep it safe. If you forget your password, select the forgot your password link on the Education Portal sign-in page to email the department to create a new one.

Contact us

You should report any suspicious or unauthorised activity relating to your use of this website by contacting us.

Further reading

Refer to:

The above guidance text was originally published on the 'MyGov' website at: