Updating passwords adds layer of cyber and fraud protection
If cyber criminals learn the passwords of your personal accounts, they can compromise your banking, credit card, and agency accounts. Routine update of both personal and agency account passwords along with the use of multi-factor authentication create the most efficient and effective layers of cyber and fraud protection.
For victims of the recent unemployment claims fraud scheme, we recommend that you change your passwords for email, banking and personal accounts. See Identifying unemployment scams/helpful links.
Please remind staff of our Cybersecurity Tip “Checklist for Safer Passwords” for instructions on building strong passwords for business, personal accounts and Wi-Fi.