Online Security Recommendations

Control access to online banking by implementing safeguards including:

  1. Maintain the confidentiality of User IDs and passwords required for online banking and regularly change such passwords;
  2. Dedicate one computer exclusively for online banking;
  3. Verify use of a secure session (“https”) in the browser for all online banking
  4. Do not conduct online banking activities from free Wi-Fi hot spots like airports or Internet cafes;
  5. Cease all online banking activity if the online banking application appears different and not legitimate. Do not continue and contact the financial institution immediately.
  6. Sign off of online banking when not in use to prevent unauthorized access;
  7. Do not open electronic mail and attachments from unknown sources or click on pop-ups and hyperlinks;
  8. Promptly report any suspicious activity.


Secure computer systems and transmitting facility by implementing strong safeguards that include but are not limited to:

  1. Equip your computer with anti-virus, anti-spam, and anti-spyware products and procedures;
  2. Keep your computer updated with the most current security patches.