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Ontario|Internet & Computer
Internet & Computer
348 Internet banking Online banking is now readily available with all major Canadian or international banks. It is a safe and convenient way to do most of your everyday banking. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all you need is a computer and an internet connection.
The various services you can perform online include bill payments, money transfers, and viewing your account balances and activity. Some banks also allow you to apply for loans and RRSPS, make loan payments and RRSP contributions, and apply for credit cards. Most banks charge no or a small fee for these services.
- SecurityAll banks take great measures to ensure that their online banking services are safe and secure for the user. Encryption if presently the most effective way to achieve data security. Web browsers use encryption to enable safe online communications and transactions between you and the websites you interact with. The stronger the level of encryption your web browser uses, the more difficult it is for unauthorized individuals to intercept your online activities. In most cases, your Internet browser must be compatible with 128-bit encryption in order to assess online banking.
Various other security mechanisms are used to guarantee that your information remains secure and confidential. Personal and private user names and passwords must be used in order to log-in to do internet banking.
Contact your bank to see if Internet banking is available and what services they provide.