Useful security and fraud protection links

If you'd like to know even more about security and fraud protection these sites can help.

All of the external sites you can reach through the Cynergy Bank web site are here to help you. However, Cynergy Bank is not responsible for and does not endorse the content, accuracy or availability of any of these external sites and products which you may wish to visit or install*.

IBM Security Trusteer Rapport
IBM Security Trusteer Rapport is a free software that offers you valuable additional security when you bank online.

Get Safe Online
This site has been developed by the Government, police and industry. It offers advice on staying safe online and protecting your computer and the personal information it contains.

Visa Secure
This service, which we provide in association with Visa, protects your card against unauthorised use when you shop online at participating retailers.

Action Fraud
A central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated crime.

APACS 
APACS is the UK payments association and its website contains information about the major types of payment fraud.

Card Watch
Contains useful information about card fraud for consumers and businesses.

Be Card Smart Online
Packed with tips for protecting yourself against online card fraud, this site is specifically designed for online shoppers.

UK Finance
UK Finance has produced fact sheets on common fraud schemes and how customers can protect themselves from fraud.

CIFAS Protective Registration
CIFAS is the UK fraud prevention service which offers Protective Registration to people who have fallen victim to, or are at risk of, identity theft. This service flags your personal file, so that when CIFAS member companies like ours receive an application in your name, they'll conduct extra checks to ensure that the application is genuine.

Information Commissioner's pages for young people 
Guidance on the potential threats presented by social networking sites to young children.

Cyber Streetwise
Cyber Streetwise is a cross-government campaign, funded by the National Cyber Security Programme, and delivered in partnership with the private and voluntary sectors. The campaign is led by the Home Office, working closely with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Cabinet Office.

Microsoft 
Apple
Firefox
You can check these sites regularly to make sure that your browsers, operating systems and applications are up to date and install any patches that may be required.

Sophos 
Symantec 
Mcafee 
You can check these sites regularly for updates and alerts for your anti-virus software.

Callcredit
Equifax
Experian
You can check your personal credit file. This will help you spot any fraudulent activity that may have been conducted in your name. 

* By clicking any of the above links, you are leaving the Cynergy Bank website. We do not control and are not responsible for the above websites, their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about the above websites, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using it. If you decide to access any of the websites linked from our website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

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