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A Culture Stronger than COVID-19

A Culture Stronger than COVID-19

In late March we were thrown into a world of uncertainty. Our events, community fundraisers, and volunteer opportunities were disintegrating all around us. At Commerce Bank of Wyoming, we focus heavily on our culture statements and we strive to embody each aspect of what our culture works hard to accomplish. We began to brainstorm, ask ourselves important questions, and found answers. We knew we needed to help our businesses and nonprofits. We needed to bring positivity and cheer to the community. We needed to support those on the frontlines, and so we did. We came up with a multitude of campaigns while focusing on customer and employee safety.

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International Fraud Ring Stealing Unemployment Funds

International Fraud Ring Stealing Unemployment Funds

Several state governments have been targeted by a sophisticated fraud campaign that has likely siphoned millions of dollars in unemployment payments earmarked for the record number of Americans seeking benefits as a result of the pandemic, a new Secret Service memo warns.

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Do Password Managers Make You More or Less Secure?

Do Password Managers Make You More or Less Secure?

It’s World Password Day, and much like every other day of the year, the state of password security is terrible. 

Despite repeated warnings from security experts and IT departments, “123456” is still the most common password for the last seven years, narrowly edging out “password.” The problem isn’t limited to easily guessed passwords: a recent study of remote workers found that 42 percent of employees physically write passwords down, 34 percent digitally capture them on their smartphones, and at least 20 percent admit to using the same password across multiple work accounts.  Enter the password manager: an application or service that consolidates the credentials for all a user’s accounts. If you stop reading here: Password managers are not failsafe

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Everything You Need To Know About Backups

Everything You Need To Know About Backups

When it comes to protecting yourself online, there’s no silver bullet. Security software may block some incoming threats, VPNs can secure your communications, and sound data hygiene can prevent data leaks and breaches. But there’s one strategy that can both help to prevent and recover from otherwise catastrophic data incidents: Regularly backing up files and data.

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Teach Children to Save at Home

Teach Children to Save at Home

Every year Commerce Bank of Wyoming teams up with the American Bankers Association in a joint effort to Teach Children to Save.  This year, with classrooms across the nation moving to the kitchen table, we are bringing Teach Children to Save into your home as well.  We want to provide you with tools and fun activities that will break the ice and start a conversation with your kids about money.  

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Economic Impact Payment Questions and Answers

Economic Impact Payment Questions and Answers

It goes by many names, the Corona Relief Act, the Cares Act and Economic Impact Payments, no matter what name you may call it, this $2 trillion aid package is starting to find its way in to most Americans bank accounts.  We would like to break down some facts and frequently ask questions regarding the Economic Impact Payment.

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How to Pick the Right Cybersecurity Vendor for Your Business

How to Pick the Right Cybersecurity Vendor for Your Business

Businesses across the country have had to adjust to their employees working from home. For many it was a last-minute scramble to adjust to what has become “the new normal” in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. As businesses and their employees settle into what could be for many a span of several weeks or months with a mandatory or recommended work from home order, organizations large and small face a potential company-killer: their surface of potentially vulnerable technology grew exponentially overnight.

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How to Protect Against Zoombombing

How to Protect Against Zoombombing

Video conferencing platform Zoom has been crowded with the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the adoption of social distancing measures. Criminal cyber activity has grown alongside Zoom’s burgeoning user base. By far the most common issue for those attending virtual meetings is something called “Zoombombing,” where rowdy meeting crashers create chaos during meetings, letting loose a barrage of NSFW chat messages and porn imagery via Zoom’s Screen Share feature.

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5 Ways to Ensure Home Router Security with a Remote Workforce

5 Ways to Ensure Home Router Security with a Remote Workforce

Home routers are typically an easy point of entry for hackers looking for sensitive data. With more employees working remotely, it’s now more important than ever to make sure their routers, and by proxy your company’s data, are protected. Ensure remote workers are more secure by following these five tips.

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Cyber Safety for Children in the Era of COVID-19

Cyber Safety for Children in the Era of COVID-19

With many schools expected to be closed through the end of the school year, 30 million children and counting will be spending more time than ever on unsecured devices, apps, third-party educational sites and social media platforms. CyberScout urges the public to be aware of an increased risk of cyber-attacks targeting our nation’s youth and teach children to P-A-U-S-E and think about cyber-safety best practices every time they are online.

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