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Own IT. Protect IT. Secure IT.

OWN your IT and personal information by educating yourself about cyber threats.

  • Don't overshare personal or financial information on social media platforms.
  • Be selective about who you connect with on social platforms or dating websites.
  • Review privacy settings for social media and other applications.

SECURE IT changing your online habits to enhance your cyber defenses.

  • Strengthen passwords on computers, devices and websites and change them regularly.
  • Avoid phishing emails and don’t click on links from people you don’t know or emails that don’t seem legit. When in doubt, telephone the recipient and ask.
  • Turn on multi-factor authentication to make your logins more secure.
  • Shop safely by making online purchases only from well-known stores and brands and always looking for the https:// in the URL before entering payment information

PROTECT IT by implementing solutions and services that can increase cyber security and monitor against suspicious events.

  • Install security software including anti-virus and anti-malware to protect personal and business computers.
  • Update systems to ensure your web browser and operating system have the latest security updates.
  • Identity and credit monitoring services watch for unusual activity 24/7/365, alerting you to any trouble.
  • Back-up data regularly to protect yourself and your business from hard drive/server failures and ransomware.

Georgia United Credit Union will never call you and ask for your account passwords or PINs. If you receive a call from someone asking for this information, hang up and contact us directly.


Source: CyberScout

Content provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal advice on any subject matter.