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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: How secure is Click-N-Bank Online banking?
A: Extremely secure. In fact, your account information is just as safe with Click-N-Bank as it is in our physical locations. Now that's safe!

Q: How does First State Bank ensure that Click-N-Bank is secure?
A: By utilizing "encryption," a technology that turns information into a complicated code that can only be opened by the correct "key," a key that only First State Bank has. Click-N-Bank utilizes 128-bit encryption, a powerful, cutting-edge method that offers the same kind of security that the United States government itself utilizes.

Q: How can I learn more?
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: How are the e-mails I send to First State Bank handled?
A: We collect and keep the contents of e-mail you send us in addition to your contact address and our response. This enables us to respond to your request or concern. E-mail to us should be used for inquiries and questions that are not sensitive or confidential as this regular, non-encrypted Internet e-mail site is not secure.

Q: What do I do if my Visa Check Card is lost or stolen?
A: Call the First State Bank as soon as you realize that your card is lost or stolen. If it is after bank hours, call the 24-hour i-Tech Hotcard Number:   1-888-833-3455.

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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