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EEPC India has organised a seminar at HO Kolkata on 4th October 2018, for the benefits of members.

A synopsis for the deliberation from the experts for respective field is enumerated below:

Expert Group DO’s DON’Ts

Anti- Bank Fraud

In case of online transaction such as banking, shopping or online bill payment, ensure that URL begins with https://

During online transaction never use URL starting with http://

 

Always use complex password which must contains uppercase, lowercase, numeric and symbols.

Never use simple password like Dictionary words, street name, Birth date, etc

Keep computer and smart phones updated

Beware of links & attachments in messages or e-mail

Cyber Crime

Type the address of your social networking site directly into your browser or use your personal bookmarks

Avoid checking ‘Keep me logged in’ or ‘Remember me’ options on websites, especially on public computers

Change the passwords at regular interval

Never share your personal user information with friends, family and associates

Use 2-step verification for stronger security in mail Account. With 2-Step Verification, you’ll protect your account with both your password and your phone. Use your Mobile as a 2nd key for your account

Assume that everything you put on a social networking site is permanent. Even if you can delete your account, anyone on the Internet can easily print photos or text or save images and videos to a computer

Server security Management

For better monitoring of server system the facilities like Surveillance systems, Cameras, guards, exterior lighting etc. should be provided. The server room should be transparent from three sides.

Never test unknown/ new application

in active running server.

Proper storage/disposal of hard drives and other electronic storage media

Never delete current log files, crash damp files etc.

Always use proper security mechanism i.e. Access control, Intrusion detection and prevention, Encryption etc.

Never neglect security on gateway, logon attempts,  Password etc.

Safe Banking

Always use bank’s website by manually typing in the address bar. Use of specific banks’ application for enabling or disabling the credit and debit card. Use of OTP as a mandatory for all transactions. 

Do not respond to fake call/SMS. Do not respond to any call/SMS seems to be from your Bank seeking information regarding bank account or card details or mobile OTP.

Press “Shift+Ctrl+N” of a browser for safe browsing. It will also erase your private browsing data after closing the browser

Never save credit/debit card information on websites and web browsers

Always have up to date antivirus software and firewall updated on your devices

Never open bank or other payment gateway as copy/ paste from other source

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