Enhancing Online Security Is a Top Priority

hen you bank online in the coming months, you’ll notice some changes. These changes have to do with how you identify yourself and gain access to your accounts over the Internet, and are designed to make you safer than ever before from identity theft.

These changes are based on the realization that Internet fraudsters have become increasingly sophisticated, making "single-factor authentication"-a simple password, for example-inadequate for some of your online financial transactions.

*Quotations are from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s “Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment.”