West Town Bank & Trust is committed to the security of our customers.
Below you will find information and resources regarding customer awareness and education for online banking. The information and resources are relative to both retail and commercial account holders which utilize online banking.
OnGuardOnline.gov: This website was created by the federal government to help people be safe, secure, and responsible online. This website is part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education. Visit Site
National Cyber Security Alliance: NCSA’s mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school. This website provides information and educational programs for protecting the technology individuals use, the networks they connect to, and their digital assets. Visit Site
US-CERT – Cyber Security Tips: This website is published by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and describes and offers advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users. Visit Site
Federal Trade Commission – Privacy & Security: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website contains a Privacy & Security section containing a list of facts for consumers, articles, consumer alerts, and more. Visit Site
Deter, Detect, and Defend Against Identity Theft: This website, published by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), is a national resource to learn more about the crime of identity theft. On this site, consumers can learn how to avoid identity theft and learn what to do if their identity is stolen. Visit Site
BBB Data Security – Made Simpler: The Better Business Bureau (BBB) created this website specifically to educate small businesses on the most common data security issues they face. Data security guidelines and suggestions are presented to help improve the security posture of small businesses. Visit Site
Bureau of Consumer Protection – Data Security: The Bureau of Consumer Protection Business Center website contains a data security section with material to help people learn how to secure their information. The website section contains a list of educational documents discussing information security, information about data security related laws, reports, workshops, and more. It also has an interactive tutorial over protecting personal information. Visit Site
Small Business Information Security – The Fundamentals: This guide was published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The guide identifies recommend practices to improve information security in small businesses. Visit Site
Sound Business Practices for Companies to Mitigate Corporate Account Takeover: This document was created by the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) to help companies mitigate the risk of corporate account takeover. The document was developed for companies of all sizes and outlines business processes to consider when reviewing and implementing security procedures. Visit Site