Maintaining the security of your Stepes account is crucial to protect your personal information and translation projects. This guide provides essential guidelines for managing your password and implementing security measures in line with industry best practices.
Steps for Effective Password Management:
- Creating a Strong Password:
- Use a combination of letters (both uppercase and lowercase), numbers, and special characters.
- Use a minimum length of 8 characters, though longer is generally better for security.
- Avoid using easily guessable information like your name, birthdate, or common words.
- Updating Your Password Regularly:
- Change your password periodically, ideally every three to six months.
- Avoid reusing passwords from other accounts or previous passwords.
- Secure Password Recovery:
- Set up secure recovery options in your account settings, such as a recovery email or phone number.
- Choose security questions that are not easily answerable by others.
Implementing Additional Security Measures:
- Two-Factor Authentication (2FA):
- Enable 2FA for an additional layer of security. This typically involves receiving a code via SMS or email, or using an authenticator app, to verify your identity during login.
- Ensure your contact details for 2FA are always up to date.
- Monitoring Account Activity:
- Regularly check your account activity for any unusual or unauthorized access.
- Stepes may provide access logs or security alerts for suspicious activities; utilize these features if available.
- Safe Browsing Practices:
- Avoid accessing your Stepes account from public or unsecured Wi-Fi networks.
- Be cautious of phishing attempts. Stepes will never ask for your password via email or phone.
- Responding to Security Alerts:
- If you receive an alert about suspicious activity, follow the recommended actions immediately.
- Contact Stepes’ support if you need assistance or if you suspect your account has been compromised.
Your account’s security is a top priority at Stepes. By following these password and security guidelines, you can significantly reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your account and ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your translation projects.
For further assistance or to report security concerns, please contact Stepes’ customer support team at .