Protect yourself online

There are a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself online, whether you are a business owner or a private individual. There is always more that you can do, but we suggest you follow these guidelines as a minimum:

Password tips

When creating passwords, remember the following things:

  • Keep them to yourself. No one at HSBC will ever ask you for your internet banking password
  • Make them hard to guess
  • Vary them: Try to use different passwords for different services
  • Change your passwords regularly
  • Never write them down