How to Bank Online Securely

Online banking continues to present challenges to your financial security and personal privacy. Millions of people have had their checking accounts compromised, mainly as a result of online banking. If you are going to use online banking to conduct financial , you should make yourself aware of the risks and take precautions to minimize them. The following practices, which are discussed further in this paper, can help you avoid common security problems associated with online banking:

  • Review all privacy and policy information.
  • Use unique and hard to guess login information.
  • Protect your computer.
  • Check your account regularly.
  • Pay using .
  • Do not access your account from public locations.
  • Verify email correspondence from bank.
  • If your account is compromised, take swift action.