Your finances stay safe with enhanced protection features.
Online banking offers more than just the convenience of easy access to funds and banking information to help you manage cash flow. Here are a few of ways online banking keeps financial information secure.
Online banking improves security of your financial information. Rather than waiting to review a monthly statement, you can monitor your account from anywhere at any time. If you notice an unauthorized transaction when you log in at 3:00 p.m. on a Saturday, you can contact your bank immediately to minimize losses and damages.
Online Security Features
Online banking includes security features not found with traditional banking. Unlike paper statements that can be stolen, online banking information is encrypted, making it much more difficult for fraudsters to access account information. Extended Validation SSL (EV SSL) visually confirms that you are at a safe banking site. Layered security includes firewalls to prevent fraudsters from hacking into accounts.
Email and text alerts can keep you informed and aware of any issues with your account. You determine the type and frequency of alerts, but options include being notified when a direct deposit is made, when your account balance falls below a certain threshold and when online, phone and international credit card purchases are made.
Got You Covered
In the rare instance of a security breach, online banking limits your liability. If you contact your bank promptly when you see unauthorized transactions, you are covered. Banks also often make a guarantee that online banking payments will arrive by the stated deadline.
Do Your Part
While online banking provides a host of security features, businesses are also partners in protecting financial information.
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