Recognize and Avoid Business Email Compromise Cyber Threats

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks, also known as email account compromise (EAC) attacks, are on the rise globally. According to the FBI, BEC is one of the most financially damaging online crimes. However, with the proper preventative measures and best practices in place, businesses and individuals can avoid falling victim to business email compromise attacks.… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Weekend at Bernie’s!

When I worked at the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA), one of our political adversaries was Delegate Bernie Cohen (D) from Alexandria. Delegate Cohen, who was very liberal for his time, grew up and was educated in New York City with a law degree from Georgetown University in Washington. Often (well, most of the time), we… Read more »

Letters From Leton: A Tale of Two Chats

As PVNB Employees (and some outside of the Bank) know, beyond the rather mundane role of President and CEO of the Bank, I have a truly important role – Junior IT Level Support! I even have a certificate presented to me by the Management of our IT Department noting this. It was in my “geek”… Read more »

Letters From Leton: Call Me Ishmael

As the COVID-19 situation drags on, staying positive and keeping perspective on things becomes challenging. So I decided to shake things up a bit by getting back into reading books. I decided that I wanted a book to continue learning more about my culture and history (got one by Ron Rash – Appalachian Author – thanks for… Read more »