Are you taking steps to protect personal/business information? Safeguarding sensitive data in your files and on your computers is just plain good business. After all, if that information falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to fraud or identity theft. A sound data security plan is built on five key principles:
Know what personal information you have in your files and on your computers.
Keep only what you need for your business.
Protect the information that you keep.
Properly dispose of what you no longer need.
Good practices can keep your information secure.
Corporate Account Takeover is a form of identity theft in which criminals steal your valid online banking credentials. The attacks are usually stealthy and quiet. Malware introduced into your systems may be undetected for weeks or months. Account-draining transfers using stolen credentials may happen at a time when they are not noticed for a day or two. The good news is, if you follow sound business practices, you can protect your company:
The most important step in Mobile Banking security is treating your company’s mobile devices like portable computers. A few common-sense precautions will help protect you from fraud and theft:
Mobile Banking is a very useful tool for your business. By using common sense, it can also be a safe and secure part of your daily operations.
Consumers are protected in a number of ways against unauthorized electronic transactions, but it’s very important to do your part. These protections do not apply to business accounts:
The security of your money and identity is as important to us as it is to you. Let's work together to protect it.
To report suspicious activity, contact us at: 713-935-3736.
“Social Engineering” is any method of theft that manipulates human nature in order to gain access to your online financial accounts. No business is immune to the risks of Social Engineering attacks, and thieves will go to great lengths to lower your guard. Here are a few ways you can protect yourself from thieves using Social Engineering techniques:
The best way to avoid Social Engineering schemes is to be cautious about any unknown visitor, and any request for money, passwords, account numbers or other confidential information – no matter where it seems to be coming from.
Warning signs visible to a business or consumer customer that their system/network may have been compromised:
Helping you protect the security of information held by your company is as important to us as it is to you. Let's work together to protect it.
If you want to report suspicious activity in your account, or if you have questions about the security of your account, you can call us at: 713-935-3700.
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