As we read in the news all too often, consumers need to be knowledgeable and vigilant about protecting their personal information from cybersecurity criminals.
As consumers, we are ultimately responsible for knowing the warning signs and getting the information we need to detect and prevent fraud so we can better protect ourselves from becoming a victim.
What types of information can these criminals get access to? Unfortunately, the information that has been compromised ranges from credit card numbers, social security numbers, passwords and birth dates. All things that, if put into the wrong hands, can create problems for us.
Good news. We can all take steps to protect ourselves. And, in light of the recent Equifax® data breach, we’ve updated our 7 Steps to Secure Your Credit to keep you even more prepared:
At Firstrust, we take the security of your personal information very seriously. If you have any questions or concerns about your account, please contact a Firstrust Banking Specialist at 800-220-BANK or visit your local Firstrust branch.