If there is one expectation that you have when you decide where to entrust your finances, it is that your money is safe and secure. Today, being able to trust the institution that you choose is more important than ever. Much of the world has conformed to the online world we live in, from shopping or subscription services to - you guessed it - banking. What does that mean for you? It means you are going to want to know for sure that the institution handling your money has exceptional security measures in place to ensure that you can rest easy knowing that your money is in safe hands. So, what are credit unions doing to live up to these security standards? Let’s dive in.
Widespread use and access has made the online world an integral part of day-to-day life, often for the better. However, living life online does come with some risks. One of the most unsettling being the increased threat of identity theft. Identity theft has been a relatively common crime since the early 20th century and with the addition of bulk financial and personal information now at fraudsters fingertips the rate is even higher. What used to be a fairly niche crime has now spread like wildfire. It is likely that you know at least one person who has become a victim, at least in some small-scale way. Our goal is to help you avoid becoming that victim. So, in a digital world, how can you avoid identity theft?
Topics: Identity Theft