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At the end of this year, we will be upgrading our website to make it as safe as possible and align with industry standards and best practices. Because of this, you may need to upgrade from older OS versions and browsers to a version capable of supporting TLS 1.2.

You can check your browser's TLS compatibility here by selecting "Test your browser". If you do not upgrade, you will get a connection error when attempting to access our site. Read more

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10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers

The basics on how to protect your personal information and your money. Read more

12 Tips to Secure Your Mobile Devices

March 6-12 is National Consumer Protection Week

WASHINGTON -- As consumer use of mobile devices continues to climb, cyber criminals are targeting those gadgets more frequently. In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week March 6-12, the American Bankers Association is highlighting 12 things consumers can do to protect the data on their mobile device.

"Banks use sophisticated safeguards to protect customer information, and it's important for consumers to take certain safety measures too," said Doug Johnson, ABA's senior vice president of payments and cybersecurity policy. "Remember that your smart phone or tablet is like a little computer, and any device used to connect to the Internet needs to be protected."

ABA suggests following these 12 steps to protect your mobile device. Read More