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Four Reasons You Need to Change a Password (Video)

Four Reasons You Need to Change a Password (Video)

Four Reasons You Need to Change a Password

(Video Transcript)

  1. It’s been a year since you last updated your password.
    • 11% of consumers have never changed their passwords.
  2. You have been notified of a compromise with your credit/debit card.
    • 1 in 5 Americans have experience an online account compromise.
  3. Your password is not complex – it doesn’t include numbers, symbols, capital letters or isn’t more than 12 characters.
    • 38% of consumers report using a “somewhat complex” password.
  4. You use the same password for multiple accounts.
    • Between 31% and 55% of people use the same password on multiple sites.

Regularly updating your passwords helps:

  • Make it harder for fraudsters to hack into your accounts.
  • Protect your personal information.
  • Maintain your bank account security.

Learn more about financial security at Education.BankersTrust.com.



AVP, Fraud and Security Supervisor Email Amy

Amy Berger is AVP, Fraud and Security Supervisor at Bankers Trust. She joined the bank in 2012 and has held various roles in our branches before joining the Financial Intelligence team. Amy's work focuses on preventing fraud, protecting physical security, and business continuity. She holds her Certified Community Bank Security Officer (CCBSO), Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP), Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP), and Certified Banking Business Continuity Professional (CBBCP) designations.

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