New Security Features from Bayzat

In our constant effort to sustain a secure environment for our users, bayzat now employs 256-bit SSL encryption from Symantec. We really mean it when we say we value your privacy, and even though we never ask for any information that can be used to steal your identity, we now provide the same security level as most online banking platforms.

Symantec is one of the world’s leading online security companies and the most used certificate authority in the world. According to the company, 97 out of 100 of the world’s largest financial institutions use their SSL Certificates. When you are browsing, the green address bar indicates that bayzat is using an SSL Certificate with Extended Validation. In addition, we undergo daily website malware scanning in addition to vulnerability assessments to protect our site, and users, from hackers.

So what exactly is an SSL Certificate? It ensures that the connection between our web server and your browser is secure. This is very important when dealing with transactions, data transfers and logins to protect the information being shared and make sure it always stays private.

Staying safe online is a serious subject, and now all our visitors can easily verify that is using the latest, most stringent and secure practices.

Of course, everyone should do their part when it comes to protecting themselves, so here are a few tips:

  • Try not to share your passwords with anyone
  • For online banking, use a special password
  • Use virus protection and firewalls
  • Check the URL in the browser whenever clicking a link from an email
  • Don’t email passwords to yourself
  • Avoid accessing sites with sensitive account information on public computers or shared Wi-Fi

There are many free and widely available programs you can use to stay safe online. These include free virus protection, software security updates and services to securely store your passwords. It is also important to know about the different techniques identity thieves use so that you can identify them.

And of course, look for sites such as bayzat that promote strict online security protocols and use the latest practices from the experts. 

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