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Virginia Bankers Provide Tips for Banking Online Safely and Being More Cybersecure
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Cyber-attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated and common. According to the 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report, 143 million U.S. consumers were victims of cybercrime – more than half of the country’s adult online population – with losses totaling nearly $19.5 billion. In recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, the Virginia banking industry is highlighting tips and information to help consumers protect themselves from such cyber-attacks.

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“The best part of the VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program was having an inside view of the world of local banking. I learned about the unique personal approach and community impact local banks can have, and I was pleasantly surprised when I saw the wide range of career opportunities within the banking industry.”