Security / ID Theft Prevention
When conducting transactions online, Honda FCU uses a complete set of security tools. Encryption, firewalls and trusted operating systems ensure that your transactions are both secure and authentic. Multiple layers of security will protect confidential information and funds from tampering or theft.
Computer security is very important as the use of computers and other mobile devices becomes an everyday activity. There are several things to consider when you look at security for your computer.
To learn more, click Here to learn more information provided by our business partner Digital Defense. Click on the tab titled "Home Computer Tips". There is additional security information provided on this site that is important.
Identity theft occurs when someone uses personally identifying information such as your name, Social Security Number or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. The FTC estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year.
Identity theft is serious. Some victims spend significant time and money repairing damage to their name and credit, and others may be passed over for job opportunities or be denied loans because of negative information on their credit report.
Although there is no guaranteed method for preventing identity theft, there are steps you can take to limit your risk. Honda FCU has partnered with Digital Defense Incorporated to provide our members with tips on how to better protect themselves against identity theft. DDI also has information on preventing viruses, ATM safety, child online safety, online shopping, computer disposal and general security information.
Here are just a few quick tips to limit your risk of identity theft:
It is important to install regular updates to your browser in order to ensure you are protected from the latest security vulnerabilities.
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Please Note: If you are an online banking user, adding additional security measures such as “always delete cookies” will require use of your secondary password when using online banking.
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