It's Easy to Stay Safe Online
It’s no secret that the internet is home to some shady characters but staying safe online might be easier than you think.
Throughout October during Cybersecurity Month, we will feature articles and resources that highlight important steps that everyone should take to stay safe online as well as host a special live event with consumer online safety expert, Herb Weisbaum.
Special Live Virtual Event
This free online event will be hosted via Zoom. No prior registration required, just come back to this page on October 3 and click on the link to listen in at 11 a.m. Be sure to set up a free Zoom account to access the event.
Stop, Thief! How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
Guest speaker: Herb Weisbaum
Date & Time: October 3, 2022 at 11 a.m. Pacific Time (U.S. and Canada)
Where: Zoom Webinar, enter passcode 9he!U&437=
Herb Weisbaum, “The Consumer Man”, is one of America's top consumer experts, protecting consumers across the country for more than 40 years. He will share some tips on how to protect yourself from identity theft and stay safe online.
View Herb's Bio or check out his articles on the BECU Blog.
Cybersecurity Awareness Month Weekly Planner
This interactive training planner is packed with great information. Check out the available resources every week to stay informed and become familiar with various cybersecurity topics.
Best Practices for Online Safety
- Enable multi-factor authentication
- Use strong passwords and a password manager
- Update your software
- Recognize and report phishing
- Protect yourself from password phishing scams
- Wipe your data from computers and phone before getting rid of them
- Learn how to protect your kids from child identity theft
Free Cybersecurity Course
For more information and tips about how you can keep your identity and accounts safe online, visit BECU's Fraud & Security Center.