Be cyber secure: Do’s and don’ts for your family
Advice for helping protect yourself and your family from cyber threats
ODDS ARE YOU WOULDN’T DISCLOSE personal details, like when you’re planning to go on vacation and leave your house empty, to a random stranger on the street. But many people happily post that sort of information on their social feeds for anyone to see — and if you aren’t divulging your family’s schedule (and secrets) online, your teens just might be. Review the following do’s and don’ts to help you and your family stay safe in today’s super-connected world.
Children may not understand the risks of the online world. It’s up to parents to teach them the dangers of sharing photos and personal information.
Stay connected, stay protected
To help keep your Merrill account information safe and secure, make sure your contact information is up to date and set up security and account alerts so we can stay in touch. Remember, if we need to reach out to you, we’ll NEVER ask for personal or financial information or an access code through email, text or unsolicited calls. Visit our Security Center for tips on how to recognize potential scams and learn more about how to keep your accounts safe.