October is National Cybersecurity Month - Is Your Financial Information Protected?

In 2017, 143 Million U.S. Consumers Were Victims of Cybercrime
Paul Benda, Senior Vice President, Risk and Cybersecurity Policy, American Bankers Association

(Washington, DC, Tuesday, October 9, 2018) - Every year, millions of American consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report, 143 million U.S. consumers were victims of cybercrime – more than half of the country’s adult online population – with losses totaling nearly $19.5 billion. 

October is National Cybersecurity Month—an opportunity to raise awareness about cybercrimes and arm consumers with information to protect themselves. The American Bankers Association is a champion of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and is joining banks across the country to educate consumers.

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