Security News

In the technology world we live in, identity theft and fraud have become areas of increased concern for people of all ages. It’s important to stay in the know of what is going on around you.

An understanding of how to recognize fraud and simply staying up-to-date on the latest security scams is your first line of defense. In addition to what you can do, Central Bank is dedicated to protecting you with the highest level of security in our products and services. Explore our Security Center to learn more about the latest in Personal Security.

If you feel as though somebody is trying to get in to your account or that you are a victim of fraud, please contact us immediately by phone at (866) 236-8744 or

Seven tips to prevent tax ID fraud

As the 2018 tax season gets underway, it’s time that you take extra precaution when filing your tax return to prevent potential exposure to tax fraud. (read more...)

Seven ways to stay safe online

A few tips to keep in mind while online in recognition of Safer Internet Day. Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Report consumers lost more than $1.4 billion to cybercriminals in 2017. (read more...)

Four simple steps to stop a cyber thief

In recognition of National Data Privacy Day on Jan. 28, it’s a great time to remember the importance of taking an active role in protecting your data. (read more...)

Eight tips to protect your identity

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in America. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 17.6 million U.S. residents were victims of identity theft in 2014, up from 16.6 million victims in 2012. (read more...)

Central Bank Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Every year, millions of seniors fall victim to financial fraud. Studies show elder financial abuse costs seniors approximately $2.9 billion each year. In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Central Bank is urging older customers and their trusted caregivers to safeguard all personal information and stay alert to the common signs of financial abuse. (read more...)

Seven tips to avoid online fraud

June is Internet Safety Month. Every year, millions of consumers fall victim to cybercrime. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, in 2015, consumers lost more than $1 billion from scams initiated through the web. (read more...)

Cybersecurity Awareness with Tips for Protecting Mobile Devices

The number of attacks on mobile devices is growing, in part, as a result of the increased popularity of mobile banking. According to a report by the Federal Reserve, 51 percent of smartphone users say they have used mobile banking in the past 12 months. (read more...)