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Teach Children to Save at Home

Teach Children to Save at Home

Every year NebraskaLand Bank teams up with the American Bankers Association in a joint effort to Teach Children to Save.  In years past, NLB volunteers would collaborate with Madison Middle School in North Platte as well as Buffalo Hills Elementary School in Kearney to take over a classroom and teach the students in person.  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-19OVID-19

Cyber Safety for Children in the Era of COVID-19OVID-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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When Working Remotely Due to Coronavirus, Keep Cybersecurity in Mind

When Working Remotely Due to Coronavirus, Keep Cybersecurity in Mind

The Covid-19 pandemic has now caused many cities and municipalities to enact shelter in place orders. With the spread of novel coronavirus, daily life has been affected in unprecedented ways. Home-work and homeschooling measures mean that millions of Americans are using video conferencing for the first time. With this surge in new users, there will be many cybersecurity challenges. When it comes to flattening the curve of Covid-19, we know it’s important to be mindful about what you touch. The same goes for the online environment. 

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Digital hygiene tips for coronavirus scams

Digital hygiene tips for coronavirus scams

During the evolving public health crisis surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), it is essential to remain vigilant in the days and weeks to come, online as well as out in the world. It is likely you are tracking several news sources on this growing epidemic—now defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a pandemic. While it is important to heed the CDC’s advice to wash our hands and keep social distance, we should also maintain our information and digital hygiene

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We Are Better Together - Even Apart

We Are Better Together - Even Apart

At NebraskaLand Bank, one of our culture statements is “Comm(unity) Minded”.  This part of our culture is so ingrained in every one of us, that we can’t help but approach everything with a community minded point of view, even a pandemic. Our employees have been asking how they can help support our community so we thought we would share some ideas.

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Stalkerware Installations Up 60% in 2019

Stalkerware Installations Up 60% in 2019

The number of stalkerware apps detected on smartphones increased in 2019, a full 60% over the previous year according to a new report released by Kaspersky Labs. The anti-virus company’s annual mobile malware report said stalkerware reports increased from 40,286 in 2019 to 67,500 in 2019, figures derived from data gleaned from Kaspersky product users that consented to provide statistical data for research purposes.

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