ATM Security: Tips to Ensure Safety
ATM Security: Tips to Ensure Your and Your Customers’ Safety
Automated Teller Machine (ATM) is an electronic device that people use to withdraw cash or do other stuff like checking account balance, paying bills and so on without the need of any human help. According to The Bank of America advising the customers about the precautions to take while using the ATM; they listed five important tips while using the ATM.
First of all, use the ATMs with surveillance cameras, which means that the ATM area has to be surrounded by cameras to be there if any accident happened. ABANA offers several types of ATMs that comes with their cameras in order to put the customer in such a safety place.
The second tip is, to be aware of people and the surroundings. The customer has to be careful while using the ATM of any suspicious persons or looks around. After using the ATM, the customer has to take care of his cash and card not to be stolen, he has to finish his work then leave the ATM area. He has to protect his privacy, shield the ATM keypad with his hand or body while entering his PIN. The customer also, is ought to memorize the PIN; he should never write the PIN on the back of his card. The last thing is, arriving at the ATM prepared.
Before arriving at the ATM all the needed stuff should be ready in order to make the process faster and easier. If a bad issue happened to the customer, new ATMs can fix the problem. With the advanced ATMs’ systems, the customer now is protected through three different mechanism; time, invalid card and stolen card. Time out, the customer may fail to enter the PIN within the allowed time limit then the card is returned. Invalid card, the card is not recognizes and it is returned. Last but not least is the stolen card, the card is recognized as a stolen card and it is retained by the machine. The network of the ATMs provides some features; authentication, confidentiality and integrity.
The authentication is when the user is the one it claims to be. The confidentiality, means that only authorized users can access the content of the data. The integrity means that the data is not be alerted by the third party during the transmission. ABANA offers good-quality machines that matche the needs of the customers such as CINEO C2080, CINEO C4060, CINEO 2560 and so many others.