Winston Churchill once said, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” When it comes to the capabilities mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets offer, it may only be the end of the beginning of the innovations to come.
Every time we think mobile devices cannot do more, technology companies “wow” us again. Think about all that we can do with a device that fits into the palm of our hands today – we can talk to other people either by voice…
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, Univest takes strict measures to protect your personal information, but it is also important for you to monitor your account activity for any suspicious or unauthorized charges. We offer a variety of tools to help you prevent or deter incidents of fraud and identity theft, including:
e-Statements – By going paperless and receiving your bank statements online you reduce the risk of mail fraud and identity theft. You will receive a monthly email containing a secure link to access your statements once they are available for viewing.
From the Target security breach to Russian hackers, the news has been inundated with reports of fraud and identity theft. These crimes are on the rise and pose a valid concern for consumers. The security of our customer’s personal and financial information is very important to us, and we actively monitor accounts for potential fraud utilizing fraud detection software. Before I get into how we safegaurd your personal information, let’s start with some background.
How does fraud happen?
- Dumpster Diving – criminals search through the trash to find documents with your personal information.
- Phishing (Fraudulent Emails) – criminals send what look like…