Security Guidelines

  • Password should be at least 8 characters and a mix of alphanumeric, without repeating any digit or character more than once.
  • Do memorize your Password
  • Do not record your Password anywhere
  • Do not choose a Password based on user-id, personal telephone number, birthday or other personal information
  • Password and OTP PIN (if applicable) must be kept confidential and not be divulged to anyone
  • Do change your Password regularly and immediately if you suspect any fraud
  • The same Password should not be used for different websites, applications or services, particularly when they relate to different entities.
  • Do not use the browser option to store or remember user-id and Password
  • Do check the authenticity of the BARX website by comparing the URL and the bank’s name in its digital certificate or by observing the indicators provided by an extended validation certificate.
  • Do check that the BARX website address changes from http:// to https:// and a security icon that looks like a lock or key appear when authentication and encryption is expected.
  • Do check your BARX transactions frequently and report any discrepancy
  • Do install anti-virus, anti-spyware and personal firewall software in your computer and ensure they are updated regularly
  • Remove file and printer sharing in computers, especially when they have internet access via cable modems, broadband connections or similar set-ups
  • Make regular backup of critical data
  • Consider the use of encryption technology to protect highly sensitive data
  • Do log off properly when BARX is not in use
  • Do clear the cache after logging off the session (use Tools/Internet Options)
  • Do not install software or run programs of unknown or untrusted origin
  • Delete junk or chain emails
  • Do not open email attachments from unknown or untrusted parties
  • Do not disclose personal, or financial or credit card information to little known or suspicious websites
  • Do not use a computer or a device which cannot be trusted
  • Do not use public or internet cafe computers to access or perform financial transactions via BARX