Security Centre

Here at Nationwide, keeping you safe and secure when you’re using our services is a high priority. We’ll do everything we can to protect your money, your personal information and your privacy. That’s why we’ve recently been rated the most secure online bank in an article by Which?* There are steps you can take to stay secure too.

* Rated the most secure online bank by Which? (Source: Which? 'Banks improve online security' 14 September 2014)

How we keep you safe...

Fraud awareness

Fraud awareness

By being aware of how criminals will try and get your money or personal banking details, you can help to prevent it.

How you can help protect yourself

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Protecting your computer

There's many different ways a criminal will try and infect your computer with a virus. With knowledge, you can help avoid attacks and protect your computer.

Find out how you can protect yourself - Protecting your computer
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Online fraud 

Fraudsters may try and trick you into giving away your log in details and other personal banking information. Tactics used could be social media, phishing, vishing or infecting your PC with malware.

Find out more about online fraud - Online fraud 
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About email security

Occasionally, fraudsters use emails to try and get your personal banking details. The emails we send are only about products and service, we will NEVER ask you to update your details by email. 

Find out how to spot a bogus email - About email security
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Card fraud

If your card details are compromised electronically, via a phishing email or telephone scam, fraudsters could try and make purchases online or over the phone without your card being present.

Find out more about card fraud - Card fraud