How You Can Protect Yourself

A few guidelines go a long way towards improving your security

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Checklist: Protect Your Security

Think you're pretty up to date on your security practices?
Let's see for sure with our handy checklist.

  • Install current anti-virus software, like McAfee AntiVirus

  • Download additional security software such as Rapport

  • Make sure you have the latest supported web browser

  • Check your credit report once a year

  • Set up a passcode to unlock your mobile phone screen

  • Keep your PIN numbers and passwords to yourself

  • Ignore unsolicited emails that ask for your personal info

  • Change your default wireless router password

  • Look for the lock icon in the Address Bar before entering personal info into a website

  • Limit the amount of personal info you share on social networking sites

  • See how you did

    Security Guarantee

    We will fully reimburse you in the unlikely event that you suffer direct financial losses due to unauthorized activity1 in your accounts through Scotia OnLine Financial Services2 or through Mobile Banking, provided you have met your security responsibilities.

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    Call us and let us help: 1-800-4-SCOTIA