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  • Safety and Security

    • Password Protection: Create Strong, Secure Passwords

      Bank of Southern California is focused on ensuring the safety and security of client information and dedicates significant resources to systems, software, and networks to help safeguard your information. This article focuses on the simplest security: password protection.

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    • Tax-Related Fraud is on the Rise

      We are focused on ensuring the safety and security of client information. In this article, we discuss a form of fraud that has grown increasingly more prevalent due to new legislation, IRS budget cuts, and a high-volume of data compromises: tax scams.

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  • Internet Security

    • Cybersecurity Awareness Basic

      Consumers increasingly rely on computers and the Internet — the “cyber” world — for everything from shopping and communicating to banking and bill-paying…

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    • Stay Safe Online

      Usernames and passwords are not enough to keep your accounts secure. So, what can you do?

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    • MS-ISAC Daily Tip

      The MS-ISAC is the focal point for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for the nation’s state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments.

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    • Cyber Security Tip

      Tips describe and offer advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users.

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  • Identity Theft

    • How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft

      Here are a few basic steps that you can take to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft and pretext calling.

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    • Scams and Frauds

      Learn how to protect yourself from and respond to scams and frauds.

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    • Taking Charge: What To Do If Your Identity is Stolen

      The site provides detailed advice to help you fix problems caused by identity theft.

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