08/10/2017: The Internet of what?
What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? We have become more connected than ever before. A little over ten years ago, we only accessed the Internet through a laptop or a desktop computer. Then, we added phones and tablets to our list of connected devices. Today, we have even smaller connected devices, such as fitness […]Continue Reading..
06/26/2017: Sun, Sand, and Cybersecurity.
From the Desk of Thomas F. Duffy, Chair, MS-ISAC School’s out and the beach and mountains are calling. It is that time of the year when so many of us pack our bags and hit the open road or head to the airport for a well-earned vacation. We may be ready to take a break […]Continue Reading..
05/03/2017: It’s a trap!
Scammers are targeting more and more people, especially seniors, each year. Find out about different types of fraud and advice for when approached by scammers. Common Scams Telemarketing, Email, and Sweepstakes Scams – A scammer calls about a sweepstakes or a lottery the individual won that requires advance fees or upfront charges. They may […]Continue Reading..
04/18/2017: New Device? Secure your data!
Whether it’s a smartphone, laptop, desktop, tablet, or another device, check out the tips below to help you protect your technology and secure your personal data. Configure your device with security in mind. The “out-of-the-box” configurations of many devices and software are default settings often geared more toward ease-of-use and extra features rather than […]Continue Reading..
03/27/2017: Fraud happens. Home Bank is here to help.
When was the last time you changed the PIN on your debit card or the password for online banking? We know it can be hard to keep track of all those passwords and PINs, but experts recommend changing them at least twice a year, even if your accounts haven’t been compromised. Be sure to skip […]Continue Reading..