Tips for Your Protection

Tips for Your Protection

Take proactive steps to keep your financial information secure

As your partner in preventing fraud, you can rely on Visa to arm you with multiple layers of security protection and with the knowledge you need to avoid becoming a victim.


From spyware to scams, Visa tracks the latest online frauds and provides you with simple steps for keeping your card, account, and identity secure.


Learn how to avoid the most common email scams, such as phishing, and maintain control of your personal information.


How do you respond to a caller claiming to be a representative from your bank? Or someone who says you've won a prize? Get the answers to these and other important questions.

At Home

Your home is a place where you can take firm control of your personal safety. In addition to finding secure storage for your most important records, be sure to develop everyday best practices to protect your information.

ATMs and Retail Stores

It's smart to be aware of your surroundings and keep an eye on your personal belongings too.


Need advice for staying safe while on the road? Read our tips to make sure your vacation or business trip goes smoothly.

More Information

More information, helpful tips and news about the latest scams are also available here.

Did You Know?

“Dumpster divers” rummage through trash for personal information. Be sure to shred financial data before discarding it.
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