Data Privacy Day 2017: Five tips to help protect your privacy online
January 28th is Data Privacy Day, a day in which organizations around the world annually participate in initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the privacy of your information.
In today's world of social media, mobile, cloud, big data and analytics, it's more important than ever that we all maintain a healthy awareness when it comes to protecting our privacy. At RBC, one of our highest priorities and a cornerstone of our business remains our commitment to the privacy and security of information - of our clients, employees and RBC itself.
One area we want to bring to your attention is "Phishing". Phishing is an online scam designed to trick you into disclosing your personal or financial information for the purpose of financial fraud or identity theft. Cybercriminals who create phishing emails have become more sophisticated in luring people into clicking on their phishing emails. This can trigger damaging effects that inevitably provide backdoor access to your private information. Here are five tips to help you recognize and avoid phishing emails:
If you think your banking privacy or security has been compromised in any way, please contact us immediately. We have a dedicated team working 24/7 to prevent, detect and investigate fraud.