FDIC Releases Consumer Cybersecurity Guide

The FDIC today released a special edition of the agency’s quarterly FDIC Consumer News entitled “A Bank Customer’s Guide to Cybersecurity.” The publication features several articles on cyber-related topics, including safety precautions for computers, smartphones and tablets; tips for avoiding identity theft online; the roles of banks and the government in consumer protection. It also features a short quiz on the material covered in the issue, and a cybersecurity checklist for protecting personal data from online criminals.

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Monica C. Meinert

Monica C. Meinert is deputy editor of the ABA Banking Journal and editorial director at the American Bankers Association, where she oversees ABA Daily Newsbytes.