Recent news of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine strikes many chords with people – from the humanitarian crisis to the economic and other potential impacts across the globe.
As a bank and a part of the larger financial system, Regions is aware of a variety of enhanced risks and threats from cyberattacks associated with the conflict and hacktivists looking to be involved.
Regions has a variety of cybersecurity controls in place to stay ahead of emerging threats, and this readiness is a constant focus for the bank. Through a blend of advanced technology and highly skilled, dedicated associates, we’re committed to protecting accounts.
Banks have some of the highest levels of security among critical U.S. industries, including energy and telecommunication. The banking industry works closely with the Department of Homeland Security, the Treasury Department, and the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center to ensure the security and resiliency of the banking system.
But security is not only the responsibility of banks and businesses; everyone has a role.
Remain cyber aware
During this time, we should all be on the lookout and aware, using the tried-and-true approaches that help keep us safe. It’s always smart to be cybersmart!
- If you receive a suspicious email or text, do not click links or open attachments.
- Be cautious of scams, like those asking for you to help the people of Ukraine through financial donations. Unfortunately, difficult times also bring out the bad actors, trying to take advantage of people’s good intentions.
Here are some other articles and advice to help keep you and your information safe: