Rule 1Rule 1
Always keep to our Policies
Keep to our information security policies.
Obey the customer’s information security rules.
Respect the law and privacy legislation.
Use approved hardware and licensed software only.
Rule 2Rule 2
Handle information with care
Keep your desk / work area clear.
Keep confidential information
protected (under lock & key) during
breaks and when going home.
Remove printed matter from printers,
copiers and faxes immediately
Dispose of documents and
digital media securely
Rule 3Rule 3
Keep your passwords and PINs secret
Use quality passwords and PINs, and change them
Keep your password and PINs secure
and don’t share them with anyone.
Use password-protected screensavers.
Log off and switch the PC off before
Rule 4Rule 4
Know whom you’re dealing with
Exercise caution in conversations and professional
Ensure that you know who you are communicating with on
the phone, the internet or via e-mail.
Use your best professional judgement when getting or
Not everything is true.
Rule 5Rule 5
Use e-mail and the Internet with care
Use e-mail and the Internet primarily
for business purposes.
Don’t open any strange e-mails or
attachments and be careful when
Don’t send strictly confidential
information via e-mail unless it is encrypted.
Don’t access, download, store and send illegal or offensive
Rule 6Rule 6
Pay attention to physical security and
Escort guests and make sure they
wear their visitor badges.
Question strangers about their
presence in your department.
Protect your mobile equipment with a
password or PIN and don’t leave it
Avoid the use of non-company equipment on the company
Rule 7Rule 7
Report incidents like viruses, thefts and
Report suspicious activity at your workstation / area
Report all security incidents like thefts, losses, etc. to your
manager and security co-ordinator.