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SCAM ALERT: Sandia Area members are continuing to report fraudulent phone calls and text messages from people claiming to be Sandia Area member representatives. This includes spoofed phone numbers which appear to originate from Sandia Area. Please be aware that Sandia Area will NEVER initiate a phone call or text message asking for your online banking credentials or to request a transfer of funds. Learn more ► 

Protecting Yourself Online 

Resources for Online Security 

Be smart online

Although there is great value in online services offered by your credit union, you may be concerned about security.

Sandia Area’s online service is built on a foundation of stringent security policies, rigorously tested technologies and Internet expertise, and a highly trained and experienced staff, providing a secure solution to your concerns. You may rest easy knowing that your financial information is protected with state-of-the-art security every step of the way.

Here are some online and mobile security tips YOU can follow to protect yourself online.

Online security tips

Best practices whenever accessing your account or card information online, or when shopping online.

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Mobile security tips

Safeguards when using your mobile phone on the Internet or to access personal and account information.

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Tips to create strong passwords

A strong password is an important protection to help you have safer online transactions. Here are steps you can take to create a strong password.

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Safe social networking

Social networking is an excellent way to stay connected with your friends, family and even Sandia Area. As with other content on the web, we recommend you use caution when visiting social networking sites or "friending" others.

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Tips for businesses

Help protect your business accounts and data from ever-increasing and sophisticated fraud schemes.

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Secure your computer

Online security begins at home. Take steps to make sure your computer is secure.

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Update your systems and your apps

Here is a handy overview that can help you perform necessary updates on the most common systems.

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Tips for using public wi-fi

Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels, universities, and other public places are convenient, but often they’re not secure.

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