FDIC-Consumer-News-Summer-2017 10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers The basics on how to protect your personal information and your money The FDIC often hears from bank customers who believe they may be the victims of financial fraud or theft, and our staff members provide information on where and how to report suspicious activity. To help further, [...]

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Beware of Malware

October 2016 Volume 11, Issue 10 Beware of Malware From the Desk of Thomas F. Duffy, Chair, MS‐ISAC Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month! October is not only National Cyber Security Awareness Month, it is also a time celebrate Halloween. Just like the disguises the trick’r’treaters wear, malware can use “costumes” to disguise what it is, [...]

By |2017-09-08T21:36:43+00:00November 14th, 2016|Security Issues|0 Comments

Information Security Awareness

Information Security Awareness Identity theft is becoming one of the fastest growing crimes in America. At AmeriFirst Bank, we take the safeguarding of your information seriously. In fact, we believe keeping your information safe and secure is every employee's responsibility. We also encourage you to take steps in protecting your personal information. No [...]

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Email Security and Links

Email Security and Links E-Mail Security: If you choose to contact AmeriFirst Bank using e-mail, please be advised to not send privileged information via e-mail to us as information transmitted through this medium is not encrypted and therefore not secure. AmeriFirst Bank will never request customer account information via e-mail. AmeriFirst Bank offers [...]

By |2017-09-08T21:36:43+00:00May 9th, 2016|Security Issues|0 Comments

Security in the Mobile Era

April 2015 Volume 10, Issue 4 Security in the Mobile Era AmeriFirst Bank By 2017, the number of smartphone users in the U.S. is expected to surpass 200 million, nearly 65 percent of the population.1 Negotiating security in the face of an ever-growing implementation of mobile devices presents serious challenges for organizations. Risks [...]

By |2017-09-08T21:36:43+00:00December 9th, 2015|Security Issues|1 Comment