Tag: security

Before You Pack Your Bags…

[ 0 ] March 19, 2018 |
Before You Pack Your Bags…

My son is traveling to Jamaica for Spring Break this year and you may be surprised  at the first words of advice I gave him: call your financial institution and let them know your plans! By calling the IAA Credit Union and informing them of your travel plans, we can mark your accounts accordingly. Typically […]

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Know What You are Clicking On

[ 0 ] December 5, 2017 |
Know What You are Clicking On

If in doubt, just don’t click (or tap). That is the best advice I can give you regarding you and your security online. Whether you receive an email, text message or a browser pop-up: if you aren’t expecting or don’t recognize the message, it probably isn’t something you should click or tap on. The best […]

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IRS Security Awareness Tips

[ 0 ] March 21, 2017 |
IRS Security Awareness Tips

Now that TAX SEASON is upon us!!  The IRS has recently put together a “Taxes. Security. Together” awareness campaign.  This campaign was designed to better inform you about the need to protect your personal, tax and financial data online and at home. People continue to fall prey to clever cybercriminals who trick them into giving up Social […]

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The ABCs of EMV

[ 0 ] August 17, 2016 |
The ABCs of EMV

ERIN EL ISSA February 17, 2016 Credit Card Basics, Credit Cards E-M-V isn’t as easy as A-B-C, but it’s a lot less complicated than many people think. We stripped away the confusing tech-speak and nuances that don’t apply to consumers, and came up with some of the essential questions you may have about EMV chip cards. We spoke to EMV […]

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Visa Chip Transactions – Simple. Secure. Smart.

[ 0 ] June 21, 2016 |
Visa Chip Transactions – Simple. Secure. Smart.

Take a look at this video from VISA on how to use your new VISA card with chip technology.

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Spring Clean Your Way to Savings

[ 0 ] May 9, 2016 |
Spring Clean Your Way to Savings

Springtime means opening the windows, sweeping out the dust from over the winter and starting anew. It is also the opportune time to clean out your wallet or purse, that junk drawer full of receipts and those overflowing file cabinets. But where to begin? Sweep It Go through your wallet and purse and fish out any receipts you may have […]

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ILFB Annual Meeting Micro Talk: Phishing

[ 0 ] December 17, 2015 |
ILFB Annual Meeting Micro Talk: Phishing

Just a few weeks ago, we attended the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and held two Micro-Talks. One was centered around Phishing, a big topic in information security and identity theft. It’s easy to be a victim of Phishing because the person trying to get information is often seemingly trustworthy. To summarize the Micro-Talk, we’ve […]

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