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Articles to help keep your personal and banking information secure while browsing, shopping, and banking online.
Online Banking Safety, Security, and Best Practices

Online Banking Safety, Security, and Best Practices

Paying attention to a few details can go a long way toward boosting your online banking security.

Tips for protecting and using financial cards and ATMs

Tips for protecting and using financial cards and ATMs

Security precautions for using ATM machines and tips for avoiding credit card fraud.

5 Things to Know about Chip Cards

5 Things to Know about Chip Cards

Chip cards are one more way to help you prevent credit theft.

Articles about shopping online

Safe Online Shopping Tips to Protect Your Information

Safe Online Shopping Tips to Protect Your Information

Keep your financial information safe when you make purchases online by avoiding unsafe sites and only entering your credit card information to secure sites.

Prevent Identity Theft With These Simple Tips.

Prevent Identity Theft With These Simple Tips.

Help prevent Identity theft by following cyber security best practices. If you are the victim, discover how to start restoring your identity.

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Help keep your information secure from cyber-thieves.

Articles to help prevent identity theft

Identity restoration insurance can help make the recovery process from identity theft easier, faster, and less expensive.
What is Identity Theft and Identity Fraud?

What is Identity Theft and Identity Fraud?

Identity theft is the act of stealing someone’s personal information and identity fraud is the use of an individual's identifying information to commit crimes.

Protect Your Smartphone and Help Prevent Identity Theft.

Protect Your Smartphone and Help Prevent Identity Theft.

Simple tips like locking your cell phone and setting two factor authentication helps prevent identity theft and protect your personal information from being stolen.

Child Identity Theft: A Hidden But Real Danger

Child Identity Theft: A Hidden But Real Danger

Thieves use children's information for credit fraud, so don't let it go undiscovered.

Lose Your Wallet? Identity Theft or Fraud May Follow

Lose Your Wallet? Identity Theft or Fraud May Follow

Take action when your finances and safety are compromised with a lost wallet.

Articles about internet safety

Is it Safe to Store Information in the Cloud?

Is it Safe to Store Information in the Cloud?

Cloud computing has unique cyber security risks. Read more about what the cloud is, cloud computing providers, safety of the cloud, and strong passwords.

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

With the popularity of social media continually growing, it’s important to proactively keep yourself safe and your account and information private and secure.

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Help keep your information secure from cyber-thieves.

Articles about smart homes

Discover other articles about smart technology to help protect your home.
DIY or Pro: The Anatomy of Home Alarm Systems

DIY or Pro: The Anatomy of Home Alarm Systems

Wireless-enabled components and real-time monitoring are just a few of the updates changing home security systems. Whether you DIY yours or hire a pro install, here are a few terms and considerations.

16 Home Safety Features You Can Control via Smartphone

16 Home Safety Features You Can Control via Smartphone

The latest generation of smart home monitoring goes far beyond smoke detection and intrusion alerts.

How to Secure Your Smart Home and Help Keep Your Data Safe

How to Secure Your Smart Home and Help Keep Your Data Safe

Help keep your connected home protected with these home security tips. Learn more from State Farm.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.