Tag: Cybersecurity

SMBs: Mitigating the Top 3 Cybersecurity Threats

Without technology, businesses and consumers would not have been able to stay connected amidst the global pandemic, Covid-19. At the same time, heavier reliance on interconnected systems opens businesses and consumers up to increased cyber security risks. On top of that, looming warnings of Russian cyberthreats mean that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need to… Read more »



10 Scam Tips for Holiday Online Shopping

The Holiday Season is an optimal time for parties, celebration, and fraud. That’s right, cybercriminals enjoy the holidays as much as we do! However, it’s for a much different reason. The biggest online shopping days of the year take place around this time, and while people are busy online shopping for gifts, fraudsters are seizing… Read more »





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 »





Cybercriminals Taking Advantage of Coronavirus

The vulnerability and anxiety spreading alongside the Coronavirus (COVID-19) present an opportunity for cybercriminals. Over the last few weeks, there’s been an increase in social engineering and phishing campaigns targeting Americans, and Coronavirus-themed phishing kits have emerged for sale on the Dark Web. Taking advantage of widespread fear, cybercriminals have launched fake websites made to… Read more »





7 Tips to Protect Your Identity

Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. In 2017, there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud in the U.S., according to Javelin Strategy and Research. Powell Valley National Bank recommends following these tips to keep your information – and your money – safe.   Don’t share… Read more »



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5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Account Fraud

Corporate account takeover is a type of fraud where thieves gain access to a business’ finances to make unauthorized transactions, including transferring funds from the company, creating and adding new fake employees to payroll, and stealing sensitive customer information that may not be recoverable. Powell Valley National Bank recommends following these tips to keep your… Read more »