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What Home Users Can Do

 ► Use a suite of automatically updating security tools that includes anti-Spyware, firewall and anti-virus software.

 ► Be sure your operating system and Web browser are set to automatically update.
► Use long, complex passwords for both your computer and your wireless network that include numbers, symbols and letters,     and change them every 90 days.
► Maintain vigilance online and be skeptical about giving up personal information.
► Turn off your computer when you are not using it.
► Employ the same online safety behaviors when “surfing” on a mobile device.
► Be on the lookout for signs of an infected computer including slower processing times, unwanted pop-up ads and increased spam.
► Talk to your kids about good online safety and security habits, including protecting their personal information and their reputation.
► Know what sites your children are visiting online, and check their social networking regularly.
► Regularly back up your files either online or to an external hard drive (and store in a secure location).
► Post cyber security tips on your favorite community Listserv.
► Go to your favorite search engine and search by your name and other family members to see what is on the web about you.
► Make sure your children know that they can come to you if something online makes them uncomfortable, including what others are posting about them, unwanted contacts, and questions they have about staying safe online.

► Learn more at

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Q: Is online banking safe?
A: Yes! Your account information is just as secure as it is in the physical bank itself. We've gone the extra mile to ensure that your money is safe, whether you're in the drive-up or online.

Q: How is Click-N-Bank so safe?
A: By utilizing encryption, a process of turning information that's transmitted into a complicated code that only the correct "key" can decipher. At this time, Click-N-Bank utilizes 128-bit encryption, a type of coding so  powerful that the United States Government uses it as well.

Q: How can I learn more about the security of online banking?
A: Click here to see the Online Security information provided by Cavion, the company that works with First State Bank to provide Click-N-Bank.

Q: What First State Bank products are available online?
A: From checking and savings accounts to money market accounts, Click-N-Bank allows you to conveniently manage your money at First State Bank. Click here to learn more about Click-N-Bank.

Q: Can I pay bills with Click-N-Bank Online banking?
A: Absolutely! It's faster, more convenient and more economical than the old-fashioned way! Once you've tried it, you'll never go back to stamps.

Q: Do I have to log out when I'm done using Click-N-Bank, or can I just close my browser window?
A: You must log out of Click-N-Bank when you are done using it to ensure maximum security. Closing your browser window does not automatically end your online banking session.

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