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Your Security, Business Account Takeover

July 6th, 2012 | Posted by Timothy Rozalski in IT Security - (Comments Off)

Business Account Takeover is the business equivalent of personal identity theft. Businesses not only need to protect themselves from identity theft but also ensure they have protections in place so that they do not have a business account takeover. (more…)

Your Security, Identity Theft

June 20th, 2012 | Posted by Timothy Rozalski in IT Security - (Comments Off)

Identity theft is a growing problem and consumers need to take measures to protect themselves at all times.  Awareness is one of the best deterrents against fraud. Criminals can steal your identity in many ways, and are inventing new avenues every day.  Howard Bank takes real interest and responsibility in protecting our customers against fraud, and while we have many checks in place to detect deceitful activity, we both can only benefit from customers who are (more…)

Your Security, Password

May 31st, 2012 | Posted by Timothy Rozalski in IT Security - (Comments Off)

You are responsible for maintaining one of the most important security measures: your password. Please be sure to keep your password a secret. We recommend you memorize your password. It is not recommended you write it down or carry your password in your purse, wallet, or computer bag. Make sure no one watches you enter your password and always close your browser when leaving a computer. Make sure you regularly scan your computer for viruses that could (more…)

Password Security

March 2nd, 2011 | Posted by David Long in IT Security - (Comments Off)

It seems you need a username and password for just about everything you do online today. It can become very tedious and annoying to keep up with all those different passwords. Worst of all, just when you manage to memorize one, you are forced to change it.  As troublesome as it may seem, the reality is that we sometimes take (more…)