Cybersecurity involves protecting technology systems, networks, and sensitive information from theft, damage, or unauthorized access by cybercriminals. The importance of cybersecurity continues to grow as the world becomes more digital and individuals further rely on technology for their professional and personal lives.
Consequences of Cyberattacks
The prevalence and complexity of cyberattacks continue to increase. One outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic was greater dependence on the digital world. This greater dependence has provided increased opportunities for cybercriminals to infiltrate cybersecurity measures. Due to the severe consequences of cyberattacks, prioritizing cybersecurity is of the utmost importance. Overall, cybersecurity is a continuously evolving field, and individuals need to stay up to date to protect their well-being and sensitive information.
Implement The Latest Cybersecurity Techniques
Cyberattacks come in several forms and pose significant dangers to individuals, including financial losses, reputational damage, and physical harm. Even if an individual is cyber secure, cybercriminals continue to expand their capabilities and tactics. Therefore, individuals must remain vigilant about cybersecurity trends and implement the latest techniques to defend themselves against cyber threats, such as hacking, data breaches, identity theft, and malware.
Cybersecurity is an ever-evolving field, propelled by the increasing digitalization of the world and our growing dependence on technology.
How Fort Washington Protects Clients
We partner with our parent company, Western & Southern Financial Group, to ensure information security is a top priority.
If you identify suspicious activity or believe you are a victim of a cybersecurity attack that impacts your financial information, please contact Fort Washington at 888.244.8167. Furthermore, if you receive unusual communications identified as Fort Washington that seem fraudulent, contact us to verify the communications. If Fort Washington is unable to verify the communication or you feel certain it is fraudulent, you may file a report with the FBI using this link:Internet Crime Complaint Center(IC3) | File a Complaint
Fort Washington Investment Advisors is not liable for any data, information, or cyber threats that may affect you, based on the contents of this document. The sole purpose of this material is to inform and is not intended to be construed as cybersecurity advice. Clients should consult with cybersecurity experts before making decisions regarding the safety of their personal information.