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Welcome to
First American’s
Security and
Privacy Center

As a trusted partner in your transaction, your security is our priority. We maintain the highest standards for data security, and we will not stop there. We want to empower you with the knowledge and confidence to help protect yourself and your loved ones from online fraud and identity theft.

Please select a topic below to learn about steps you can take towards securing your personal information and financial assets.

Digital Security

There are some simple, but important, ways you can reduce your risk of fraud and identity theft.

  • Be Cyber Smart

    A resource for creating strong passwords, secure web browsing, and recognizing signs of account compromise.

  • Creating a Cybersecure Home

    A resource for managing the many devices connected to your home network.

  • Tips for Your Technical Team

    If you have a dedicated team that manages security, you can ask your technical team to establish these safeguards to help defend against cyber threats.

Digital Security
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention

Working together we can help secure your real estate transaction—from start to finish.

  • Wire Fraud

    A resource for understanding wire fraud and the precautions you can take to help protect your transactions.

  • Protecting Your Clients

    If you are a real estate professional, we want to help you talk to your clients about cybersecurity.

  • Social Engineering and Phishing

    A resource for detecting and reporting suspicious messages.

Personal Privacy

Your online activities leave behind clues that bad actors can use to target you.

  • Your Digital Footprint

    A resource for understanding your digital footprint, the collection of information available about you online.

  • Protecting Your Identity

    If you learn that your personal or financial information has been exposed, these steps can help you start to repair the damage.

  • For information about First American’s Privacy Policy, including how First American collects, stores, and shares your information, please visit our Privacy Policy webpage.

Digital Security

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Report Suspicious Activity

If you are a current First American customer, please report any suspicious activity directly to your First American representative through an independently verified telephone number.

If you are not a current customer, be cautious of:

  • Phishing emails or websites spoofing First American.
  • Unexpected phone calls from someone claiming to be a First American employee.
  • Questionable text messages about your First American account or activity.

If you encounter any of the above, please send us an email at so we can help you verify the message or website.

Nothing is too trivial to report. If you have any doubt about the legitimacy of a message from us, please report it.