Viruses and other malicious programs that are transmitted over the Internet are an ongoing threat to computer systems. However, at certain times of the year, such as tax time, April Fool’s Day and the December holiday season, the number and types of online threats and scams increase.
We know that you are as concerned about the protection of your personal and financial information as we are. RBC employs a diverse range of technologies and maintains up-to-date security mechanisms to ensure the security, confidentiality and integrity of your personal, business and financial information and transactions.
There are also several important steps you can take to maximize your own online privacy and security. The best defense against online threats is to keep your computer protections up-to-date and to be cautious in your online activity.
It is very important to regularly check the websites of your operating system and web browser vendors for software "patches" and updates. This will help you to maintain up-to-date computer protections against software vulnerabilities that, if not patched, could be exploited.
RBC is committed to helping heighten your awareness of security concerns and the precautions that everyone can take to help stay safe online. See our tips for safe computing and how to further help protect yourself and protect your computer.
Visit RBC’s Cyber Security Awareness Site to find out even more about how to make your day safer.