October 19, 2021
Scam/Fraud

Credit union offers tips to protect personal data during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — As people rely on technology more heavily than ever to remain connected to coworkers, friends and loved ones, OnPoint Community Credit Union is helping consumers protect themselves from identity theft and online fraud.

To mark National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, OnPoint has released an updated edition of “The OnPoint Guide to Personal Cybersecurity,” a free online eBook to assist consumers and businesses in preventing and recovering from fraud.

“Identity fraud and cyber scams can have a devastating impact on people’s lives and financial well-being,” said Rob Stuart, CEO and President, OnPoint Community Credit Union. “Data security is essential to financial security and as threats continue to rise, we urge consumers and businesses to become familiar with emerging trends in cyberattacks so they can take action to protect themselves.”

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