Keep your online accounts and finances safe by understanding cybersecurity and taking precautions.
Cyberattacks, which can range from personal identity theft to breaches of national security, are one of the fastest-growing crimes in the United States and around the world. According to a report by Cybersecurity Ventures, the financial repercussions of cybercrime will reach $6 trillion globally by the end of 2021.
While you cannot stop cyberattacks, it is important to understand potential threats and take precautions to keep your online accounts safe. These include:
If you participate in the Retirement Savings Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Fidelity Investments (plan recordkeeper) uses sophisticated, industry-leading technology and best practices to help safeguard your data and your savings — online, over the phone, and in person.
In addition to shielding your account with state-of-the-art, certified cyber protection (ISO 27001), strong encryption, firewalls, secure email, and proactive 24/7 system surveillance, Fidelity offers you these optional features:
Visit Fidelity's Security Center to learn more about these features. There, you will also find helpful information to improve your cyber security awareness, monitor your accounts, and protect your loved ones from financial exploitation.
All employees who work for a PC(USA)-affiliated employer are eligible to participate in the Retirement Savings Plan if their employer offers the plan to them. If your employer offers the Retirement Savings Plan and you're not contributing, ask how to get started. If your employer doesn't offer the Retirement Savings Plan, ask them to contact the Board of Pensions for more information.