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Information Security and Identity Theft

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Oct 31, 2016
How to Protect Your Small Business from Business Email Compromise Scams

Companies of all sizes are being targeted by criminals through Business Email Compromise scams. In these scams, cybercriminals gain access to an employee’s legitimate business email through social engineering or computer intrusion. The criminal then impersonates the employee often a

Oct 31, 2016
Oct 18, 2016
Tips to Thwart Ransomware Attacks
Individuals and businesses have become targets to a growing online fraud scheme known as ransomware. Ransomware is a form of malware used by cyber criminals to freeze your computer or mobile device, steal your data and demand a “ransom” — typically anywhere from a couple of hundreds to thousands of dollars — be paid.
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 13, 2016
12 Tips to Protect Your Mobile Device From Hackers
The number of attacks on mobile devices is growing due to the increased popularity of mobile banking. According to a report by the Federal Reserve, 53 percent of all smartphone users say they have used mobile banking in the past 12 months. This is an increase of 2% from last year.
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 06, 2016
Seven Ways to Avoid Online Fraud
Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, in 2014 consumers lost more than $800 million from scams initiated through the web. In recognition of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust is highlighting seven tips to help consumers protect themselves from online fraud.
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 04, 2016
Eight Tips to Protect Your Identity
Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in America. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 17.6 million U.S. residents were victims of identity theft in 2014, up from 16.6 million victims in 2012. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust is offering eight tips to help consumers protect their personal information from identity thieves.
Oct 04, 2016
Jul 22, 2016
Maintaining Your Financial Records: The Importance of Being Organized

An important part of managing your personal finances is keeping your financial records organized. By taking the time to clear out and organize your financial records, you'll be able to find what you need exactly when you need it.

Jul 22, 2016
Jul 08, 2016
Protecting Your Business From Cyber Threats
Risk management is a key component in any successful business plan. In today's world--where data breaches are common occurrences--it's especially important for business owners to understand the digital risks they face. Are you doing all you can to mitigate the risk of a cyber attack?
Jul 08, 2016
Jun 30, 2016
Thinking About Storing Financial Documents In The Cloud?

Are you thinking about storing financial documents in the cloud? Here are some issues to consider.

Jun 30, 2016
Mar 23, 2016
Preventing Identity Theft by Shredding Confidential Documents
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. While no one can totally prevent this crime from occurring, there are some positive steps to take which will decrease your risk (see Tips to Protect Your Identity for the full list). One of which is to carefully destroy papers that contain sensitive or identifying information by securely shredding them.
Mar 23, 2016
Nov 30, 2015
Tips to Protect Your Identity

Identity Theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In 2014, there were 12.7 Million victims of identity fraud in the U.S., according to Javelin Strategy and Research. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust recommends

Nov 30, 2015
Oct 13, 2015
Cyber Security Awareness for You and Your Business

Every day it seems the news is reporting that a well known company within the United States has become a victim of a data breach. The number of cybercrimes continues to grow, therefore it is important to understand the process cybercriminals use to attack your computer or

Oct 13, 2015
Apr 29, 2014
Security Alert: For Microsoft Internet Explorer Users

To secure your Online Banking sessions, in light of the recent Microsoft warnings about Internet Explorer Use After Free Vulnerabilities, please adhere to the following advice from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team http www.us cert.gov ncas current activity

Apr 29, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
Strength of Your Password

The Use of Passwords   Passwords are the most common way to prove your identity when using websites, email accounts or your computer.  Having strong passwords is essential in order to protect you, and your identity.  The best security in the

Apr 18, 2014
Dec 06, 2013
Safety and Security this Holiday Season
Remember safety and security during the holiday shopping season, whether you are making a purchase online or in person. With the holiday season upon us here are some important tips.
Dec 06, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
Security and Online Banking
While criminals continue to develop more sophisticated, effective, and malicious methods to compromise and gain unauthorized access to online bank accounts, CNB remains committed to providing our customers with a safe online banking environment.  Our online banking platform provides tools to challenge the increasing threats to our business customers, from key logging malware and man-in-the middle attacks.
Oct 03, 2013
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