October is Cyber Security Month, Plumas Bank Provides Valuable Tips to Keep you From Falling Victim


It’s cyber security month, and the folks at Plumas Bank say you can’t be too careful.

“Here are four key cybersecurity best practices:

Understanding the benefits of using a password manager and dispelling existing myths around password manager security and ease of use
Turning on multifactor authentication on personal devices and business networks
Recognizing and reporting phishing — still one of the primary threat actions used by cybercriminals today
Installing updates on a regular basis and turning on automated updates
Ready to explore each of these topics? Belly up to the digital buffet and feast your eyes on this sampling menu of cybersecurity tips.”

Plumas Branch Manager in Susanville, Shane, adds an additional method of verifying legitimacy when receiving emails or voicemails with callback numbers, which is to do a simple web search of the number provided and ensure it is associated with a verified business.

The community is encouraged to visit your bank as soon as you suspect any fraudulent activity before it becomes too late and you fall victim to these cyber crimes and lose potential thousands.