1. Build a standard warning about wire scams into your e-mail signature or include a disclaimer at the bottom of your e-mails that says you will not discuss personal financial information over e-mail.
2. At the beginning of every transaction, tell all parties what your communication practices are.
3. Before you transfer funds, call the recipient to make sure you are sending money to the right place.
4. Avoid using public wi-fi networks.
5. Always use strong passwords and change them regularly.