Security Tips

Banking security tips aimed at protecting your personal and financial information.


Mobile Device Security Tips

More people than ever before use mobile devices1 and tablets to stay connected and to conduct business online. This is a great convenience, but if your device isn’t secure, then the data on your device could be used by cyber criminals to access your accounts and steal your money or your identity.

Follow these steps to help secure your device »

What Comes Between Your Favorite Financial App and Your Bank Account?

Learn how your data, including sensitive personal and account information, may be stored and potentially accessed by third parties, and what PNC is doing to support more secure financial app use.

Check out these tips on what you can do to help keep your data more secure »

How to Avoid Social Engineering

Social engineering is commonly defined as using social and behavioral observations to trick an individual into doing something they should not, such as performing a transaction or divulging sensitive information.

Learn how you can avoid making security mistakes and becoming a victim of social engineering using these tips »

Identity Theft

Identity theft is the unlawful acquisition and use of someone’s personally identifiable information for fraudulent gain, such as the pursuit of financial services, loans, employment or medical benefits. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that it takes consumers an average of 6 months and 200 hours to recover from identity theft1.

Learn how some tips can help prevent or reduce the risk of identity theft »

Strong Passwords  

Strong passwords are key to protecting your personal information. Once a cybercriminal has your password, they will have unlimited access to unlock and steal your personal information, inflicting untold damage to your wallet and reputation.

Learn about some extra steps you can take to protect your banking accounts »

Important Legal Disclosures and Information

Read a summary of privacy rights for California residents which outlines the types of information we collect, and how and why we use that information.