As of February 3, 2014, It's Me 247 Online Banking will have enhanced password requirements. A well-designed password is an important tool to protect yourself from fraudulent account access. While Service 1 FCU regularly updates security parameters for your protection, an important defense against personal account access is a strong (hard-to-guess) password.
While this can be initially challenging, it is critical to be aware of best regarding password creation. For tips on crating a "strong" password that is easy to remember, take a look at the tips below.
Some things to consider when creating a password that is considered "strong" by industry standards:
To create a strong password that is easy to remember, but hard to guess, substitute a "special character" for a letter or number.
For example, if you are a cat lover, ILoveCats could become 1LoveC@t$. Or, think about your favortie TV show, movie or sports team. If you are a fan of The Washington Capitals, and your favorite player wears number 8: GoCaps8 could become Goc@ps8!.
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