Help - Site Security

Any time you visit the Baird OnLine area of our site and provide personal information (such as an account number or password), we encrypt it using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. SSL protects information as it crosses the Internet.

To support this technology, you need an SSL-capable browser. Baird recommends using a strong encryption, 128-bit browser like Microsoft's Internet 5.01 or higher Service Pack 1 or Netscape 6.0 or higher. These browsers will activate SSL automatically whenever you log in to Baird OnLine.

You can tell if you are visiting a secure area within a Web site by looking at the symbol on the bottom of your browser screen. If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape, you will see either a lock or a key. When the symbol appears unbroken or the padlock is in the locked position, your session connection is taking place via a secure server.