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

In 2017, 143 Million U.S. Consumers Were Victims of Cybercrime
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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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