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Basic Online Security Practices

 

Basic Online Security Practices
 
  •  Education is Key – Train your employees
  • Secure your computer and networks
  • Limit Administrative Rights -Do not allow employees to install any software without receiving prior approval.
  • Install and Maintain Spam Filters
  • Surf the Internet carefully
  • Install & maintain real-time anti-virus & anti-spyware desktop firewall & malware detection & removal software. Use these tools regularly to scan your computer. Allow for automatic updates and scheduled scans.
  • Install routers and firewalls to prevent unauthorized access to your computer or network. Change the default passwords on all network devices.
  •  Install security updates to operating systems and all applications as they become available.
  • Block Pop-Ups
  • Do not open attachments from e-mail -Be on the alert for suspicious email
  • Do not use public Internet access points
  • Reconcile Accounts Daily
  • Note any changes in the performance of your computer Dramatic loss of speed, computer locks up, unexpected rebooting, unusual popups, etc.
  •  Make sure that your employees know how and to whom to report suspicious activity to at your Company & the Bank
            Contact the Bank if you:
            >Suspect a Fraudulent Transaction
            >If you are trying to process an Online Wire or ACH Batch & you receive a maintenance page.
            >If you receive an email claiming to be from the Bank and it is requesting personal/company information.
 
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