Tax Time Tip: Lock Down Your Logins

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Stay Safe Online During Tax Time

From the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) and the IRS

Before you start working on your taxes, lock down your logins. 

It is a great idea to associate updating your passwords with tax time.  Don’t forget your home wireless router!  Make sure that the administrative and wireless passwords are updated.  

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Advice from NCA and the IRS: 

Create long and unique passphrases for all accounts and use multi-factor authentication (MFA) wherever possible. MFA will fortify your online accounts by creating an extra layer of security, such as a unique one-time code sent to your phone. Most major email and online tax preparation services have this tool available.


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