Quick Tips to Protect Your Account

Password Recommendations - Protect and Keep Your Account Secure

  • Choose a strong password – see below "How to Protect Your Password".
  • Always log out when finished using the website.
  • Keep your email accounts private and secure.
  • Have anti-virus protection on your computer.
General Password Practices to Follow

  • Never share your password with anyone.
  • Keep your password safe and easy to remember but difficult to figure out.

How to Protect Your Password

  • Create passwords that are hard to guess, more than 8 characters (8 character minimum required with FoodService Select) and strong passwords offer greater security. Don’t use personal information such as names and words. Be sure to include uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, punctuation marks and symbols (ie. & ! # - *).
  • Best practice is to use different passwords for each of your online accounts.
  • Reset Your Password to make stronger and more secure.
  • Changing/updating your email address.
  • Log out of the website and close the browser after use.

Always Log In Through The FoodService Select Home Page

Log in through the FoodService Select home page at www.foodservicesselect.com, this avoids accessing fake website pages that can be setup to obtain your username/email and password. Similar as logging into Google, Twitter and Facebook always use their main page to avoid this issue. Although this may seem unlikely, it is always best to keep with safe practices.

Protect Yourself With Anti-Virus Software

Defend against viruses and malware by going to your operating systems website for information about anti-virus software and updates.

Upgrade Your Browser

Keep your browser up to date to ensure you are utilising their latest in-built security protection.

Always Pay Attention To (Suspicious) Emails You Receive

If you received a suspicious email you should never click any of links within the email. Always pay attention to emails and check to see who has sent the email and check the actual email address it was sent from. Also be careful as emails can include attachments, such as .exe files with are executable files which could cause you harm when opened. If in doubt delete the email and even report as spam. Read about suspicious notification and emails for more information.