Social engineering is a method that hackers use to manipulate and deceive in order to gain sensitive or confidential information, such as account information. It is extremely important to be proactive to protect your information.
Technologies, tools, processes and controls to protect systems, networks, programs, devices and data from cyber-attacks is cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the state of being protected against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data, or the measures taken to achieve this.
First Credit Union places highest priority in protecting electronic data and we have a strong infrastructure in place. We have deployed measures to identify, respond, and prevent cyber-threats which includes regular cyber-attack penetration audits. We have also adopted guidance provided by government entities, such as the NCUA.
Below are reminders & tips to help guide you in leveling up your cybersecurity:
Take an Identity Theft Prevention Assessment to check where you stand on spotting vulnerabilities in how you manage your personal information: