Our Family of Companies
western & southern financial group logo
western & southern life logo
columbus life logo
eagle realty group logo
Fabric by Gerber Life
fort washington logo
gerber life logo
integrity life logo
lafayette life logo
national integrity life logo
touchstone investments logo
w&s financial group distributors logo

Cybersecurity Checklist

Technology continues to evolve and impact a significant portion of our daily lives and activities. Technological progress has achieved a variety of benefits. However, with these benefits also comes new risks and vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity is an area where individuals must be prepared for emerging risks and vulnerabilities.
Person verifying the steps to enhance their cybersecurity.

Execute Your Cybersecurity Plan

Cyber threats, such as hacking, data breaches, identity theft, and malware attacks, pose significant dangers to individuals. Some of these dangers are financial losses, reputational damage, or even physical harm. Therefore, taking steps to protect your cybersecurity is crucial.

The checklist below outlines multiple actions that can be taken in several key areas in order to improve your cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity Checklist

Have I created strong passwords and am I managing my passwords correctly?

Am I safely navigating social media?

Am I consistently monitoring my key financial information?

Am I taking the necessary steps to protect my devices?

Am I safely browsing the web?

Download Fort Washington's Cybersecurity Checklist

Download Fort Washington's Cybersecurity Checklist

Explore More About Cybersecurity

How Fort Washington Protects Clients

We partner with our parent company, Western & Southern Financial Group, to ensure information security is a top priority.
Learn About Client Protection

Cybersecurity Program

In our tech-driven world, cybersecurity is a critical part of any successful company. We strive to achieve and maintain the highest level of security, through a comprehensive cybersecurity program.
Learn About Cybersecurity Program

How Clients Can Protect Themselves

Explore tips to enhance your cybersecurity, become aware of the common scams, and learn about actions to take if you become a victim of a cyberattack.
Learn How To Protect Yourself
Additional resources 
To learn more about cybersecurity, how to protect yourself, or to report an issue, visit the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) website. CISA leads the national effort to understand, manage, and reduce risk to our cyber and physical infrastructure.

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.