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Fraud Prevention
Financial fraud can occur anywhere and anytime. There are many methods in which criminals commit financial fraud and many steps you can take to prevent it. The best line of defense in preventing fraud is to educate yourself on the ways in which fraud is committed and learn how you can protect yourself.

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Security Awareness Tips
Islanders Bank takes the security of our customers very seriously. We recommend that you become familiar with ways in which sensitive information can be stolen or compromised; when on your home computer, on vacation and more.


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Recognize Email & Online Fraud
Email and online fraud are two of the fastest growing methods of identity theft. Being able to identify suspicious email or websites is an important part of protecting your account information.


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Report Identity Theft
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. If you suspect that your identity has been compromised or stolen it is extremely important that you take immediate action to prevent damage to your credit rating and more.

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Islanders Bank Security Measures
Islanders Bank has many security measures in place to ensure the protection of our customer information. We have “multi-factor” authentication features built into Online Banking for your security and utilize encryption methods to further protect customer information.

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Mobile Security Tips
Over the past few years the world has seen a vast increase in the functionality and use of mobile devices such as phones & tablets. It’s important to remember that mobile devices are also susceptible to security breaches and compromise. There are many steps that you can take in order enhance the overall security of your mobile device.

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Payment Processing Breaches
A payment processing breach occurs when criminals intercept or steal information that is transmitted via a credit/debit card processing machine. During the past the year there has been a significant rise in financial crimes targeting this type of credit/debit card transaction. Islanders Bank has procedures and policies which address payment processing breaches and other types of fraud so that we may assist our customers in maintaining the security of their accounts.