At First Trust Bank we understand how important the security and confidentiality of your information is to you. Our aim is to protect your information on the Internet in the same way as we would through our other banking channels such as over the phone, in a branch or at a Cash Machine.
To ensure the highest level of security of information passing between our customers and the Bank, we use what is known as 128 bit SSL. This is an encryption method that scrambles information while it is moving from one source to another to prevent the information being viewed or tampered with.
Please note that references to "we" means AIB Group (UK) p.l.c. trading as First Trust Bank and our subsidiaries and associates.
First Trust Bank’s secure network infrastructure includes the following components:
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Is a form of encryption that protects information being transmitted over the Internet to prevent it being tampered with during transit.
Is a method of scrambling information while it moves from one source to another, that protects the contents
Is a method of keeping a network secure. Firewalls are commonly used to give users secure access to the Internet as well as to separate a company's public web server from its internal network.
Cookies are small text files or small pieces of information which a web site stores through your web browser on your PC that it can later retrieve when you log back on to the site.
Audits and Inspections
First Trust Bank security infrastructure is regularly audited
View the AIB Fraud Prevention (First Trust Bank section) information for Online banking customers.
First Trust Bank recommends that all users have up to date Anti Virus and Firewall protection on your PC (personal Firewalls are now available for home PCs).
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